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gastrotic problems that get worse

Discussion in 'Gastrointestinal and Urinary' started by eric_gladiator, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. eric_gladiator

    eric_gladiator Senior Member

    It took me a few months to do more than feel bloated as if I had eaten a lot. at first I only had some gas but with the weeks they got worse without knowing why, until I reached a point that I am almost unable to eat anything since I am very bloated and that causes me a lot of anguish. I have tried probiotics, enzymes, treatments for dyspepsia ... everything alleviates something but the problem progresses and I do not know how to stop it. As a result I am sleeping very badly, there is no night that does not have nightmares or it costs me hours to sleep because of my bad digestion
  2. PatJ

    PatJ far and free I gaze

    I used to have a lot of discomfort after eating but after a few months of using betaine HCL with pepsin to counter low stomach acid, my digestion improved considerably. I had to start at a low dose of betaine HCL (I think my stomach lining had thinned due to very low HCL) but was able to work my way up to higher doses within a couple of weeks.
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  3. Mary

    Mary Senior Member

    Southern California
    I'm with @PatJ - taking hcl with pepsin made a huge difference with my digestion. Before started taking it, it felt like food would just sit in my stomach for hours. A doctor told me to titrate up to a dose where I felt "acidy" and then to back off by one. I have been taking it for years.
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