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I have heard from far too many patients that their medical doctors have put them on some medication or another with the claim that they’re making too much stomach acid. Let me tell you right now: it is absolutely, physiologically impossible to produce too much stomach acid. In fact, many of the symptoms doctors try to treat with these acid-reducing medications are actually caused by low stomach acid.

This typical practice of prescribing proton-pump inhibitors has got to stop, so today we’re going to go deep into stomach acid deficiency and all the problems associated with it. Listen in to learn the true cause of heartburn and similar issues, why it’s absolutely critical for your body to produce stomach acid, and how medications aimed at reducing stomach acid are actually incredibly harmful to your overall health.

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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why it’s impossible to make too much stomach acid—regardless of what your doctor tells you.
  • What really causes heartburn, GERD, and similar issues.
  • The two main reasons you need an acidic environment in your stomach.
  • Problems that come from having insufficient stomach acid.
  • The problem with using drugs to treat high cholesterol.
  • Your body’s three sources of energy.
  • The role of calcium in the body.
  • What happens when you have inadequate calcium in the blood.
  • Symptoms of calcium deficiency.
  • Symptoms of insufficient bile flow.
  • One of the biggest causes of low stomach acid.

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It cannot bode well at all for proper digestion of minerals, of proteins, when you’re taking something that’s going to reduce the stomach acid. - @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Prescription medications can never heal you; they’re drugs. Only food will heal you. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet The simple truth is that suppressing stomach acid can be very destructive to the human body in all areas. -@thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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