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... m desperate right now. I did some research and some said that GERD is due to low stomach acid and this acid should be replaced. Now, I am on my 5th day of taking Betaine HCL and still waiting for the effects. Can someone tell me if it is really worth trying and if it is, how long should I wait for the effects. ... (1 replies)
... I've been on Prilosec for several years, after a GERD diagnosis. I'd like to try switching to Betaine HCl. ... (3 replies)
... Hello all, I haven't posted here in awhile, but thought I would chime in. Has anybody on this board been checked for stomach acidity? The same symptoms exist for too much stomach acid and low stomach acid (Hypochlorhydria). I've been on PPI's since last year, and while they help, I think they are doing more harm than good long term. Adequate amounts of stomach acid is... (7 replies)

... Yes, it is possible that your acid reflux is due to insufficient acid, but you need to test this out carefully with HCL as you don't want to take too much. Start with one tablet with each meal, and if that has no effect increase to 2 and then 3 etc. ... (1 replies)
... Betaine HCL can be taken while on PPIs, but why would you take one thing to decrease stomach acid and another to replace it? ... (1 replies)
... Hello there, Please can you update me what happened to you after taking the tablets ? And how did you stopped taking them? Are you symptoms free now? That would be so important! Thank you. (6 replies)
... Yes, I have had success with Betaine HCL. ... (6 replies)
... morning snack of a banana or a small pot of yogurt, but I don't take any Betaine HCL or enzymes with it. I also try not to eat after 7pm. ... (6 replies)
... betaine is a form of hydrochloric acid.people with gerd already have too much acid!! (3 replies)
... you have to be careful with betaine if you have any kind of damage in your esophagus. ... (3 replies)
... prilosec to betaine. I only take betaine before dinner because I usually don't have much protein until dinner and the directions for betaine with pepsin say not to take it unless you are having a meal with protein. ... (3 replies)
... I used to get acid reflux which were not relieved, but made worse by antacids I do believe the problem with acid reflux is a lack of acid not too much of it I now take betaine hydrochloride with pepsin and also a digestive enzyme formula and havent had any reflux since it is well worth a try starting with a small dose & increase until you find your optimum level Myth (7 replies)
... I haven't tried both together. I'm not even sure what Pepsin is, so I'd be interested in hearing about it too. Sorry I don't know. (7 replies)
... I'm goin gto try this also because I suspect you're right. Is it better to try just Betaine Hydrochloride or mixed with Pepsin? ... (7 replies)
... enzyme formula is Betaine Hydrocholoride which actually treats low stomach acid. I had another test done that showed I have carbohydrate malabsorption. ... (7 replies)
... That is good to know. Thanks for the encouraging post. Why did you wife stop taking the HCL if they were helping? ... (7 replies)
... s. They give you HCL tablets which should aggravate the heart burn even more to test if it is low stomach acid. Well my wife was taking the highest dose of HCL without any heartburn so it left us quite confused. ... (7 replies)
Anyone try HCL ?
Jul 27, 2005
... I thought about it, but am too scared. There is apparently something called a Heidelberger test, which can see if you are underproducing HCL which supposedly causes similar symptoms to over producing. I guess in that situation, betaine HCL might help? ... (1 replies)
... I also tried Betaine HCL to see if my problem was a LACK of stomach acid, but it neither made the problem better or worse. ... (15 replies)
... I'm new to this board but been reading it for awhile and was wondering if anyone had similar symptoms to mine and had anything that helped. I am 27, have always had a pretty iron stomach, no digestive issues. However, I do have some anxiety issues. On August 5th I woke up fine, and went for a VERY strenuous workout at lunch. It was so hard I had to take a lot of breaks... (5 replies)


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