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GERD & Heartburn

Pills or Paleo? Reversing Heartburn and GERD

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This article is part of an ongoing series comparing prescription medication with a Paleo diet as a means of treating common diseases and health problems. Click here to read the other articles in the series. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), a more serious form of acid reflux, is the most common digestive disorder in the United States. Sixty percent of the adult population will experience some type of GERD within a 12-month period, and 20 to… Read More

RHR: How to Treat Acid Reflux in Babies Without Drugs

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In conventional medicine, they start with the symptoms. So for example, if a baby has acid reflux, they prescribe a drug that just suppresses that symptom, without doing any investigation into why the reflux is occurring in the first place. There are so many problems with that approach. One of the main ones is that drugs don’t just have intended effects, they also have unintended effects. If a drug suppresses acid production, what else is… Read More

When Should You Try A Low Carb Diet?

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This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist for ChrisKresser.com. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her popular blog or visiting her on Facebook. And if you need one-on-one help with your diet, click here to learn more about her nutrition consulting services. Recently, I wrote an article about the potential pitfalls of following an excessively low carb diet, and the symptoms to watch out for to know if… Read More

RHR: Fukushima Radiation, Cavities, and Liver Disease

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We’re back (after a brief hiatus) with an update on Fukushima radiation and seafood, and answers to several of your questions. In this episode, we cover: 2:41 Is There Really Fukushima Radiation in My Fish? 14:16 The truth about “eating too much meat” 18:50 Naturally healing cavities 23:50 Hepatitis C and Liver Disease 30:03 What to do about esophagitis and GERD 33:27 Is resistant starch useful? 37:18 Treating skin conditions with FMT Full Text Transcript:… Read More

RHR: Naturally Treating Heartburn, Infant Reflux, and Stroke Prevention

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This week we answer your questions on yeast overgrowth, nutrition for stroke prevention and recovery, and treating reflux and painful gas in infants. I also discuss the background and reasoning behind the High Cholesterol Action Plan, my new program launching next Wednesday, September 12th. In this episode, we cover: 2:03 Why I decided to create the High Cholesterol Action Plan 14:16 Can yeast overgrowth cause heartburn? 19:22 Diet tips for stroke prevention (and stroke recovery) 35:05… Read More