Acid Reflux Medications Are Big Drug Muggers Causing Many Side Effects

Heartburn and reflux medicine are very popular. Some of the drugs, like those in the PPI class (short for “proton pump inhibitor”), are so effective at clamping off acid in your stomach that they suppress it for 24 hours straight in some cases.

For many years, only adults took these drugs, but today, well-meaning parents have placed their babies and toddlers on acid blockers, per doctors orders. Why? Because for example, the baby spits up, or cries after eating, and the pediatrician recommends an acid blocker. Did you know that sometimes the problem is related to improper size on the nipple on the baby’s bottle? It can cause gasping and gagging as too much air is swallowed while the baby eats, so I wonder if your baby is taking a drug he doesn’t need. Just a thought. The point here is, a growing number of our population is taking a medication that causes some side effects. I’d like to offer protection. (more…)

Avoid nutrient thieves

Unknown to many people there are particular substances that when taken into the body actually rob the body of crucial nutrients. These popular substances strip the body of nutrients which set the stage for sickness, disease, and finally death.

Nutrient Thieves

Now let’s look at some of what can be called nutrient thieves….

Antacids rob the body of B complex, vitamins A and C, calcium and phosphorus.

Antibiotics rob the body of B complex, vitamin K and friendly bacteria.
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