Heartburn is caused by acid reflux which can also give rise to many other symptoms including gas, bloating, belching, indigestion, regurgitation, sore throat, and laryngitis and is linked to IBS and more serious conditions such as pneumonia and asthma. Treating the symptoms with acid reducing drugs can lead to significant side effects and health risks. Having made a definitive connection between heartburn and SIBO has allowed for a new treatment strategies that attack the root cause of this condition. Lean more in the books Heartburn Cured and Fast Tract Digestion Heartburn available through this site on the “buy books” tab.
In Dr. Mike Eades' latest blog, GERD Treatment: Nutrition vs Drugs, he highlights a video presentation by a Dr. Johnson, an academic gastroenterologist from a medical school in Virginia who advises other doctors to ignore the risks of PPIs. Mike and I have been on the same page on both the risks of PPIs and the [...]