Acid Reduction & Gut Inflammation
June 6, 2016•19 min
Those acid reduction medications may be harming your gut.It's time to stop some ill-founded practices and take care of your digestive tract.If you're on proton pump inhibitor medication, speak with your doctor about the side effects. Your body needs the natural acidity to break down the vitamins and minerals required for bone and brain health.Digestion starts in the mouth. You chew your food into small particles. Your stomach then breaks down those particles into chemicals your body can use. When you have low acid in your stomach, your food particles can distress your immune system.Listen in as probiotics expert Natasha Trenev discusses what acid reducers do to your gut.