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IANAD, but antacids are the wrong approach to solving digestive dysfunction. IME, pancreatin and ox bile have eliminated the vast majority of my digestive issues.

It’s debatable how effective antacids are anyway; for example, if you have an H. Pylori infection, antibiotics would be way more effective.




I think physicians already understand the difference between H. Pylori-induced reflux and general GERD and have some experience on which treatments to recommend.


Yes of course if you have an h. pylori infection you want to deal with that. If you have bile duct obstruction or gallbladder stones then supplementing with the stuff you don't get due to the obstruction will be effective. If you have GERD, then you need a different treatment. Welcome to medicine 101 "How to treat basic digestion issues". There's no profound discovery to be made and no conspiracy theory behind any of the drugs involved. The different therapies are tailored to the different causes of digestion issues.


> IME, pancreatin and ox bile have eliminated the vast majority of my digestive issues.

That suggests that you have a gallbladder dysfunction. You might want to get an ultrasound for gallstones.




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