12 Candida Symptoms & How to Treat Candida Naturally


Digestive Health

What Is Candida Overgrowth? Candida is a yeast (a type of fungus) that is commonly found in the digestive system, vagina, and on the skin. When Candida is at a proper level it aids digestion and nutrient absorption but many adverse side effects like acid reflux and heartburn can occur with Candida overgrowth (candidiasis). Candida […]

July 9, 2018

How to Wean Off PPIs and Why


Heartburn Medication

How to wean off PPIs without acid rebound. Improve your health and avoid the adverse side effects of long-term PPI use. Wean off PPIs by gradually reducing dosage by 25%-50% each week until your at 25%-50% of current intake. Tapering at 50% will take one week. Tapering by 25% will take 3 weeks. The slower the weaning process the less likelihood of acid rebound.

July 13, 2015

What Is a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)?


Heartburn Medication

A proton pump inhibitor (PPI) is a drug used to reduce the production of stomach acid giving the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (first part of the intestines) time to heal from irritation and erosive damage. The decrease in acid production will also help reduce acid reflux related heartburn.

July 2, 2015