Acid Reflux

The medical definition of Acid Reflux as stated by Medical News Today states “Acid reflux is a condition in which stomach acids rise up into the esophagus because the valve that separates the stomach contents from the esophagus is faulty.”  I believe the cause for acid reflux is usually one of the following: The lack of hydrochloric acid in the stomach is probably the leading cause of acid reflux.  No one has too much HCL [ continue reading ]

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Digestion and Role of ...

There are two organs involved in digestion which are seldom noticed until they give problems and then are often surgically removed with the attitude that they had little function in the body anyway.  Those organs would be the gallbladder and the appendix.  Let me say at the outset that… “I do not believe God placed any unimportant, insignificant organs in the body and if He wanted them easily removed He would have placed snaps or [ continue reading ]

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Digestion and Optimal ...

Most of us do not worry about our digestive tract until we experience a problem. Then when it is almost too late we want instant relief for a condition or conditions that have taken years to develop. God has given us body’s that are designed to be the best physician we could ever find.  We are able to heal, get well and, given the right nutritional help it will do just that.  Since we were [ continue reading ]

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Digestion and Gastroin...

When speaking of gastrointestinal and colon health…proper elimination must be high on your list of priorities.  If you have been involved in the health and wellness field very long, you will often hear this statement: “All disease begins in the colon.”  I am not sure this is entirely true, but if you have a healthy colon it will go a long way toward assuring optimum health.  A healthy colon begins in the mouth and upper [ continue reading ]

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Diarrhea

Dirrhea is a common problem, and I treat a minimum of one or two patients a month for diarrhea symptoms.  If it persists, and is left untreated, it can cause major health problems, such as dehydration.  The following suggests should give the body what it needs to heal itself… CAUSES AND SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS A common cause of diarrhea can be a lack of healthy bacteria in the lower GI tract.  A quality probiotic puts healthy [ continue reading ]

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Digestion

I’m often asked… “What’s the most important part of health?” In my opinion…I would have to say digestion. Digestion is the body’s ability to get adequate nutrients from the food we eat and/or the supplements we take. Without proper digestion you can’t possibly be healthy. Here are but a few of what I consider to be major problems as the result of poor digestion: Indigestion Acid Reflux Irritable Bowel Flatulence, Increased Gas/Bloating Colitis Constipation Nausea/Vomiting [ continue reading ]

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