Calcium Mal-Absorption As A Side Effect Of Acid Suppressants

A person may have a history of indigestion, acid reflux or ulcers and then is given a proton pump inhibitor (Prilosec, Protonix & Prevacid).  In May, the FDA after reviewing studies of PPI’s, issued a warning of the significant side effects of PPI’s: increased risk of hip, wrist and spine fractures with high doses or […]

Anti-Biotics and Digestive Disturbances

Dr. John Redman Coxe, 1773-1864, wrote that “The longer I live, the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen.”  Sounds like a wise man. Its all about our 6 Essentials. From the American Journal of Gastro-enterology, Oct. 12, 2010, Shaw, et al : […]