Gastric Reflux Medications and Bone Damage

WILL GASTRIC REFLUX MEDICINES HARM MY BONES?  First off, let me say that long term use of drugs that suppress the production of stomach acid is incredibly devastating to your long term health for a variety of reasons.  Shutting down digestion to a screeching halt opens up a Pandora’s box of potential problems that range from diarrhea, constipation, colon cancer, colitis, liver problems, small-bowel-bacterial overgrowth, malabsorption of nutrients and, in this study, fractures.  It is a very rare instance when someone makes too MUCH stomach acid.  Most of the problems that patients experience are actually from having too LITTLE stomach acid.  Supporting digestion can work wonders in most cases, as well as stress mangement (which is what usually starts the problem in the first place).Shutting down digestion to a screeching halt opens up a Pandora’s box of potential problems that range from diarrhea, constipation, colon cancer, colitis, liver problems, small-bowel-bacterial overgrowth, malabsorption of nutrients and, in this study, fractures.  It is a very rare instance when someone makes too MUCH stomach acid.  Most of the problems that patients experience are actually from having too LITTLE stomach acid.  Supporting digestion can work wonders in most cases, as well as stress mangement (which is what usually starts the problem in the first place). Read More

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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