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Posted by: koolaid, Thursday, March 22, 2007, 5:03pm
Would folks suggest supps for overactive stomach acid? I need something more powerful than DGL.
Posted by: mikeo, Thursday, March 22, 2007, 5:09pm; Reply: 1
Posted by: koolaid, Thursday, March 22, 2007, 5:31pm; Reply: 2
I worry about the bentonite clay in Gastroleve. I've read that it soaks up nutrients.

I'd like to have some other choices, if possible.
Posted by: KimonoKat, Thursday, March 22, 2007, 5:41pm; Reply: 3
Sparkling mineral water before meals.  Gerolsteiner is ideal.
Posted by: Lola, Thursday, March 22, 2007, 11:19pm; Reply: 4
how about fucus alone?
Posted by: koolaid, Friday, March 23, 2007, 7:48pm; Reply: 5
Thanks for your suggestions! More fucus is a good thought. I used to eat a lot more sushi, and all that seaweed seemed to soothe my stomach. Since I've moved to Seattle I'm having trouble finding good sushi so don't eat as much any more. I usually take one fucus capsule in the morning. Maybe one more would do the trick.

And yes, I love carbonated water, but lately it hasn't been effective. Gerolsteiner is great! Pellegrino may be my all time favorite.

I know my two bad habits are exacerbating the problem: eating on the run and 85 percent chocolate (a neutral for O's, but acidic).  :)
Posted by: Lola, Friday, March 23, 2007, 7:52pm; Reply: 6
watch those avoids contained in the chocolate!
Posted by: koolaid, Friday, March 23, 2007, 8:52pm; Reply: 7
I'm a bit fanatical about reading ingredient lists. The chocolate I eat (Lindt) is nothing but chocolate, sugar, and vanilla. Another of my favorites is Endangered Species, 88 percent. They use beet sugar as a sweetener. Even at 88 percent, it's almost too sweet. 8)
Posted by: ISA-MANUELA (Guest), Friday, March 23, 2007, 10:41pm; Reply: 8
weew this gastroleve seems to be the hoot ::) ....I see, I am not top of top in actualities ::) :B :X
Posted by: Lola, Friday, March 23, 2007, 11:39pm; Reply: 9
sugar is not your best choice, depending on issues, health challenges, age, etc......

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