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Doctor's Best Betaine HCL with Pepsin and Gentian Bitters?

Discussion in 'Gastrointestinal and Urinary' started by minkeygirl, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    I want to get some Betaine HCL to see if it'll help with my bloat which I think is from Valcyte (or aggravated by) I saw this and was wondering if the other stuff in it would hurt or help? I know it's supposed to help but nothing about my gut is normal.

    I want one without Milk or Soy that won't break the bank.

    Also caps. I read a post by @Hip who talked about caps vs tablets.

    Thnks
     
  2. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    Update. I just read gentian bitters can lower blood pressure. Mine is borderline low so this is out.

    Back to the drawing board.
     
  3. ahmo

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    I've been using this one for several years. Betaine + pepsin
     
  4. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    Thanks @ahmo I have that one on my wish list. There is a Twinlab I saw too although currently out of stock. I just saw w small bottle of the one you like on Amazon for about $6.50 so I'll give that a shot.

    I want to start with small and cheap just in case I have problems.
     
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  5. satori

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    I use the Swanson brand Betaine and it works well and is cheaper. I don't think the bitters work unless you get the bitter taste under your tongue to stimulate the vagus nerve.
     
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  7. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    Thanks @Mary. I'll keep it I mind the next time I order from them.
     

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