Having a heart attack or suffering with heartburn… you choose. We’ve warned you before about the damaging health effects of stomach acid-blocking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). To start with PPIs rob your bones of vital calcium and can trigger dangerous and painful fractures, they also destroy your good gut bacteria and leave you vulnerable to […]
In 2011, we first told you about infants, some less than a year old, who are being diagnosed with acid reflux or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), simply because they’ve been crying and spitting up… like most babies do. What’s most disturbing is that these babies are often treated with acid-suppressing drugs — proton pump inhibitors […]
Gastric bypass surgery… it’s no joke, I tell you. Recently I told you about the extra 7kgs I gained in the past year. It turns out that by allowing a few bad habits to slip into my daily routine, I gained weight at a very slow and unnoticeable rate. When my doctor warned me about […]
We’ve been saying this for years yet the mainstream has done nothing. In fact, they did what they always do: Turned a blind eye… Now, finally it looks as if they are catching on to the real dangers of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — the drugs that are supposed to bring instant relief for heartburn sufferers.
PPIs are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the UK, with an estimated 43 million prescriptions written last year. However, it turns out that this supposed ‘instant relief’ can leave you with a long list of other health problems if you continue to take these drugs for a long period of time.