The benefits of stomach acid
Reducing stomach acid not only increases the risk of infections, but also reduces nutritional absorption, can increase the risk of heart disease by increasing homocysteine, increases the risk of acid reflux, etc.
I laughed my ass off when she had to find a new doc, and her took her off of pretty much everything else she was on (statins, blood pressure meds, etc). Eventually she'll come around, but it's going to be on her schedule.
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