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 […]

Here’s Your Sign!

People often come in my office and report “Doc I’m stressed out!”  Listening with compassion I often respond, there’s no such thing as “stressed out”, in reality it is truly “what are you resisting in your life.”  Whats the lesson of the moment that I am just not getting? For if I don’t get the […]

Gerd, Indigestion, Heart Burn: PPI Dangers

Proton Pump Inhibitors like Prevacid, Nexium and Protonix are widely used in this country for a variety of body symptoms.  As a MHS (Morter Health System) member I view symptoms as a wake up call.  A call to change: If a person is in an allopathic – linear mindset, they will view a symptom as […]

Heartburn? Lets Look At the Cause.

You can see from advertising in print media and television that indigestion is a major symptom in American culture.   The truth is over half of Americans suffer from low stomach acid as opposed to excess stomach acid. Insufficient hydrochloric acid can produce the same symptomology as excess hydrochloric acid.  Indigestion, bloating, reflux and even sub […]