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    MORINGA indigestion

    Moringa has done wonders for me, except for this problem. Gives me indigestion and causes food to sit in my stomach. I think it alkalizes my stomach too much. Am taking 1 tablespoon. I was trying to sleep and food and acid kept coming up. So I got up and went to the fridge and ate a few...
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    Diatomaceous earth herx?!

    I’m so disappointed. Didn’t think I would herx with DE. I couldn’t even tolerate 1/8 of a teaspoon. I mixed it in water and downed it. What happened was unexpected. I started experiencing some esophageal and stomach irritation. Almost like heartburn with gas. That was yesterday. Today I...
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    Mastic gum burns!!

    Realizing H.Pylori could have been the reason for most of my symptoms. I thought i’d give mastic gum a trial and started off with innocuous chewing tears. Not even the pills as my SIBO reacts to everything I ingest. Thankfully i went this route. Only problem is, it’s causing my stomach to...