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Dealing With Heartburn After Gall Bladder Surgery


Author: Carolyn D.
Skill: AromaDome Therapy
Date: 12-23-2013
Views: 2,936
Word Count: 152
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9208-OR
Brand Neutral: No

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For three or four years following gallbladder surgery, I took Omeprazole (generic for Prilosec) daily to control heartburn. The list of long-term side effects always concerned me. See a list here: http://bit.ly/1dTzmMn. I decided to gradually come off the drug while simultaneously using Young Living essential oils.

I tried DiGize essential oil blend, but it did not seem to help. I now use Peppermint essential oil -- a dab on the nose and throat -- whenever I feel the beginning of heartburn. If I have had a heavy meal, I use AlkaLime and sometimes even at bedtime. Usually a scant teaspoon in about 1/3 cup of water is enough.

It is so great to know that my heartburn is being controlled in a completely healthy way that is not damaging my body in some way like other methods can! I thank God for Young Living essential oils!


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: reflux, indigestion, gerd, esophageal, barretts, barrett, digestion.

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