Do you suffer with digestive issues such as heartburn or acid reflux?
Are you sometimes afraid to eat because of stomach pain, burning, and discomfort?
Do you experience bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or constipation?
Do you take antacids or PPIs regularly or even every day to try to avoid abdominal pain?
If you do, you're not alone. In fact, every day, three out of four of us experience digestive issues; but there’s no need to continue suffering. Discover a surprisingly simple and natural solution that heals digestive issues most doctors will not share with you.
If you’re like most people, you have already tried or are currently using something to mitigate your digestive troubles. You should be aware that most of what people take can mask symptoms and cause long term problems for your health.
DON'T MASK THE SYMPTOMS: THE SIX HIDDEN RISKS OF ANTACIDS AND PPIs FOR LONG-TERM HEARTBURN AND ACID REFLUX MANAGEMENT
It is hard enough to manage life dealing with heartburn and acid reflux, but what many people don't realize is that common remedies like antacids or PPIs (Protein Pump Inhibitors) might be doing more harm than good. While these medications are generally considered safe and effective in the short term, they can pose severe health risks associated with their long-term use.
Here are some of the potential long-term health problems that can be caused by taking antacids or PPIs:
- Nutritional deficiencies: Antacids and PPIs can interfere with the absorption of important nutrients, such as calcium, magnesium, and vitamin B12. Over time, this can lead to deficiencies that can cause multiple health problems.
- Increased risk of infections: Studies have found that long-term use of PPIs can increase the risk of infections, including pneumonia and Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections.
- Increased risk of bone fractures: Long-term use of PPIs has been linked to an increased risk of bone fractures, especially in older adults.
- Kidney disease: Some studies have suggested that long-term use of PPIs may increase the risk of kidney disease, although more research is needed to confirm this link.
- Rebound acid reflux: When people stop taking PPIs after long-term use, they may experience rebound acid reflux, which can be more severe than their original symptoms.
- Increased risk of stomach cancer: While the evidence is not yet conclusive, some studies have suggested that long-term use of PPIs may increase the risk of developing stomach cancer.
Moreover, you need to know that PPIs are only masking the symptoms of bigger issues and do not address the root cause of why you are having heartburn or acid reflux.
EMPOWERING YOUR HEALTH JOURNEY—ADDRESSING THE ROOT-CAUSE
At Tennant Products, we do more than sell high-quality supplements. At our core, our mission is to inform and educate you so you can make the best choice for your body and your long-term health. It is essential that you explore alternative ways to help you go beyond simply masking symptoms and fix what is going on at the root of the problem.
A SURPRISINGLY SIMPLE SOLUTION
Most people would naturally think that when they have symptoms such as heartburn or acid reflux, it would be reasonable to assume that they have too much stomach acid and that the goal would be to reduce it. Reducing stomach acid is a temporary solution which will give you temporary relief.
Here’s what your doctor probably hasn’t told you. They may not even know this. Digestive symptoms such as heartburn,acid reflux, abdominal pain and others can actually be caused by having too little stomach acid. It seems counter intuitive to increase stomach acid, but usually the solution to these digestive problems is to actually increase your stomach acid levels. Let us explain.
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH: DISCOVER NATURAL SOLUTIONS TO END ACID REFLUX AND HEARTBURN WITHOUT ANTACIDS OR PPIs
If you have read this far, you are clearly interested in finding a more natural alternative and a solution to the root cause of your acid reflux or heartburn. So, let’s dive a little deeper so you can truly understand how you can take control of your health and stop being dependent upon antacids and PPIs.
LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT how low stomach acid can contribute to the most common digestive issues that cause symptoms such as acid reflux and heartburn, as well as some more embarrassing issues suffer by many people. They are Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).
Let's start with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, commonly referred to as GERD. GERD is a condition where stomach acid flows back into the esophagus, causing irritation and inflammation. Low stomach acid can contribute to GERD in several ways.
First, when there isn't enough acid in the stomach to properly break down food, the food can sit in the stomach longer and ferment, producing gas and pressure that can push stomach contents up into the esophagus.
This can weaken the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), a muscular valve separating the stomach from the esophagus, making it more likely to open and allow acid to reflux into the esophagus.
Second, low stomach acid can delay gastric emptying, which can cause an increase in pressure in the stomach and force acid up into the esophagus.
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth , commonly referred to as SIBO, is an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine. Low stomach acid can contribute to SIBO by reducing the stomach's ability to kill harmful bacteria and by creating an environment in the small intestine that is hospitable to bacterial overgrowth.
When the stomach is working properly (producing adequate stomach acid and DIGESTIVE enzymes), it eliminates many ingested bacteria. However, there are bacteria that, when you have low stomach acid, can survive the journey through the stomach and into the small intestine.
When this system is broken and harmful bacteria get into the small intestine, SIBO can develop. As a result, you can experience multiple health issues causing symptoms such as bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, and malabsorption of nutrients.
The symptoms of SIBO can include bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, and malabsorption of nutrients, among others.
Diarrhea and constipation can occur because the overgrowth of bacteria can interfere with the normal motility of the small intestine, causing food to move too quickly (diarrhea) or too slowly (constipation) through the digestive system.
Malabsorption of nutrients can occur, because the bacteria in the small intestine can consume nutrients before the body has a chance to absorb them. This can lead to deficiencies in vitamins and minerals, as well as other nutritional imbalances.
Overall, the symptoms of SIBO can be quite uncomfortable and can significantly impact a person's quality of life. Treatment for SIBO typically involves a combination of antibiotics and dietary changes to help eliminate the overgrowth of bacteria and restore normal digestive function. Better to prevent SIBO with proper digestion, starting with sufficient stomach acid, than to have to reverse it.
WHERE DO I BEGIN TO RESTORE PROPER DIGESTIVE FUNCTION
First you must understand how we create stomach acid and why, in today’s environment, many of us are not producing enough.
One of the key things our bodies need to make stomach acid is iodine. This critical mineral may sound familiar from your basic chemistry class or when you head down the spice aisle and see iodized salt. Without going too far into it, our diet today is lacking key nutrients that our bodies must have to function properly; and iodine is one of those minerals.
At the Tennant Institute for Integrative Medicine, Dr. Jerry Tennant and his staff of doctors found that one of the first steps in the healing process is helping patients get their digestive system functioning properly and to get them off unnecessary medications that are merely masking symptoms and not addressing root causes.
Dr. Tennant finds that supplementing with iodine with the essential co-factors is necessary to ensure that the body has what it needs to make stomach acid. Not finding a high-quality iodine formula that also contained the essential co-factors, Dr. Tennant created his own formula.
Dr. Tennant’s® Lugol's Iodine Plus, has been formulated not only with high-quality iodine and potassium iodide but also the co-factors that your body needs for proper iodine metabolism, in order to help you stop masking symptoms and start addressing the root cause of issues like heartburn and acid reflux. This is why it is our #1 best selling product.
BEYOND TEMPORARY RELIEF: THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF ANTACIDS AND PPIs FOR LONG-TERM HEARTBURN AND ACID REFLUX MANAGEMENT
Just masking symptoms with antacids or PPIs can lead to unintentional health consequences such as bacterial overgrowth or nutrient deficiencies, and long-term use can increase the risk of bone fractures, kidney problems, and a host of other issues.
TRANSFORM YOUR DIGESTIVE HEALTH AND BOOST YOUR OVERALL WELLNESS
Imagine no longer needing to pop pills that may be causing long-term health issues and instead addressing the root cause of your heartburn or acid reflux. With Dr. Tennant’s® Lugol's Iodine Plus, you will not only improve your digestive health, but there are long-term, overall health benefits such as increased energy, hormone balance, and even a stronger immune system.
EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF DR. TENNANT'S® LUGOL'S IODINE PLUS—FORMULATED FOR OPTIMAL DIGESTIVE HEALTH AND OVERALL WELLNESS
Trusted by doctors and healthcare practitioners and backed by biochemists, along with over 50 years of hands-on traditional and integrative medicine, Dr. Tennant's® Lugol's Iodine Plus proprietary formula has been specifically designed to help your body heal by giving it what it needs
One bottle offers you a 90-day supply (3 months!) along with the essential cofactors your body needs to use iodine.
If you really want to up-level your digestive health, add some Dr. Tennant’s® Digestive Enzyme Formula and help your body heal faster.
Our hope is that you, like the many thousands of others suffering from painful acid reflux, heartburn, or other digestive issues related to stomach acid can heal the root cause and stop masking the real problem.
Don't wait any longer—take control of your health and try Dr. Tennant’s® Lugol's Iodine Plus today!
NOTE: While low stomach acid may contribute to SIBO or GERD, it is not the only factor involved in the development of these conditions. Other factors, such as impaired gut motility and immune dysfunction, can also play a role. We always recommend that you work with a healthcare provider, so they can provide you with a clear diagnosis and treatment plan.Disclaimer
The information provided on this page is for educational and informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always work with your healthcare provider before starting any supplement program.