Hello hackers. I have been experiencing huge stomach (under left ribs) bloating and distention for about 3 weeks now. It started ever since I reduced salt intake. I know that the stomach needs sodium and chloride to produce adequate stomach acid... (more)
Hi, My question is basically that I feel I might be on an absurdly high betaine HCL dose (as high as 10 grams HCL per meal). However every time I up the dose I feel better and I have no symptoms of too much stomach acid and sort of want to... (more)
Hello, I started the Paleo diet 6 weeks ago. I had already stopped taking diary products a month earlier, which eliminated my acid reflux. However, I get very bloated right after eating, and going Paleo has made no difference in this respect. My... (more)
I'm trying to test my stomach acid levels. I bought some betaine hcl and i was going to use it today. when i tried to swallow in the beginning of the meal no matter how hard i tried i couldnt swallow. eventually after 5 minutes it broke and i was... (more)
concerning Ayers comment a while back, and I know someone asked this question before with no real answer, regarding betaine-hcl as a useful method to increase stomach acid. his comment was At the link that you cite, they were advocating adding a... (more)
I take betaine HCL to prevent reflux. It really works pretty well for me. However, I've started to experience leg cramping/twitching at night after spells where I've taken it for several days in a row. I've reproduced the experience multiple... (more)
Lately I have been suffering from horrible, almost constant heartburn - that occurs both with an empty and full stomach. I have started Betaine-HCL and NOW Superfoods, and definitely experience relief, especially when taking the former. However,... (more)
65 years old today and since last september when diagnosed as type II diabetic I have been paleo--ing myself. Naturally I have had many tests. My info so far is: HDL up 33% to 49 LDL down a bit to the 170's Triglycerides totally tanked down... (more)
After reading Robb Wolf Paleo Solution and Practical Paleo, I decided to get on some HCL for my wife and I to see how our digestion was going. I went to Whole Foods and got some HCL, they only had two kinds, either 600mg or 650. I went with the... (more)
From when I was child I remember I always had bad stool. On Bristol stool scale it has been about 6. Also there are small pieces of undigested foods, probably almonds. I also always had dry itchy skin and low energy. My nutritionist suggested me... (more)
When I started to eat more saturated fat, I also started taking Betaine HCL. The problem is that in those 3 weeks I felt 3 times stomach pressure which lasted 1 day. It is not pain, but it is some kind of pressure. I tried different combination... (more)
Take liquorice root powder with a little water a few times a day. About half a teaspoon. If you do have h. pylori, it will help kill it off and keep it from getting worse. But definitely get tested for it!
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