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Terrible Pain From Esophageal Spasms, Acid Reflux, Hiatel Hernia, H. Pylori

Posted by Anonymous on 07/05/2011

Ted, I will try to describe my condition. I am 42 y.old white male, last 7 years living in Toronto Canada. Before Canada lived 11 years in Israel. I considered myself healhy till i turned 39 then it all happened. First symptom happened in 2003 right before coming to Canada ,by that time i didnt know what it is but I remembered that pain,so when it hit me in 5 years second time it was not a problem to recognise the pain at all. It was esofagial spasm. Then I started to get those symptoms in accelereting frequency mostly at night time.I went to doctor ,she did my bloodwork , I was H.pylory positive so she prescribed antibiotik treatment for two weeks, I got rid from the bug but not the pain so i was sent to gastroscopy,x-ray,esofagial manometry, they confermed my acid reflux.Then she prescribed me with esomeprasol (nexium), pevacid , pariet , losec , pantoprasole.I tried them for 2 month each , my condition got worse, so i desided to stop it and went to nathuropath , she prescribed me with acidofilus 3 times a day with high dose, black walnut,and vitamin b.When took vit b felt worse so she stoped vit b. After 6 month no result was seen , I could not work normaly(i am welder, multiple bends over required, long standing in akwared position too), could not sleep too, so i felt screwed. I forgot to mention that i was on the strict diet (NOsugar, NOcoffe, NOteas, NOfat, NOmilk, NOred meat, tyni bit of fish and chiken breast)My height is 180 cm ,my weight was 82 kg ,become 62 withine 1 month + i was very stressfull cause nothing worked.I went to homeopath keeping on my diet,after 8 month of treatment something moved to better, but i was still far from bee healthy and pain free.

So i ended searching internet for cure and i found your remedies and i started to practice them first 1 month baking soda1/4 soda+1 cup of water 3 times a day first week ok then little discomfort but not pain but nausea prety often especialy in the morning.Second step 8 teaspoon lemon fresh juice +1/4 baking soda,if take 1/2teaspoon of baking soda feel not good,+1/4 borax to 1 liter of water 4 days a week +99 mg potassium sitrate 2 a day with lemon and soda+300 md of magnesium citrate a day along with lemon soda and potassium+vitb complex 1 a day without hydroclorid acid(it was hard to get) so i got it with mineral supplementin capsule form,+zink citrate 30 mg once a week,but i still feel heartburn a little and i take additional sodawith water. I feel nausea often. Recently started oil pullin g(olive oil 5 min 2 a day) got fever 38C and very strong nausea but not sure or from borax or from oil pull. So i feel that i am doing something wrong

I need guidence from you very much cause i am losing my heart sometime. My ph jumping from acid to alcaline even after your remedies, last week take apple cider vinegar+1/4 soda twice a day and lecithin twice a day before meals +chinese parsly every other day better but not cured .I feel if stop taking soda for more than 2 days get into trouble.

There is my health history:
24 years old -duodenal ulcer
26 y.o ulcer heald after 3 week of antibiotic course
26-till now cramps in legs
39 acid reflux +haital hernia(diarea never constipated,burping gas was always part of my life)
41 blastocyst hominis
42 recently did bloodwork everything ok (cholest.ok,potassium ok, liver ok,electrolite ok , no parasite doc says everything ok) but i feel not ok,abdomen ut ok ,in july gastroscopy again.
did ct scan found dot 3.5 mm on bottom of right lung but without grow last 1.5 years

Dont drink alcohol ,dont smoke,no sugar ,no fizzy drinks,no milk.Tolerate fatty food well.Last 6 month eat meat on grill not much.
Iam sure mised a lot of information but it hard to remember everything if there is something you want to know tell me please.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Ted responds to Anonymous:
"Actually, you are diagnosed with acid reflux. You made my remedies too complicated. The reason why you get nauseated with the alkaline remedy is a couple of reasons:

1. You probably took alkaline remedy BEFORE meals in the morning.

The remedy is supposed to be AFTER MEALS. And if you still have problem, then do it later in the day, such as after lunch and after dinner and before bedtime.

2. Magnesium is always needed. Not just potassium and sodium and alkaline, you need magnesium chloride drops, 8 drops twice a day

The problem is acid reflux is probably mycobacterium but your stomach acid (which is weak to begin with) is low, but insufficient to cause Ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, which is good.

There are two remedies that works, humic acid and aloe vera. Usually humic acid alone works and taken before sleep. It's taken only 1/16 of the powder will solved most of your problems. If you want to make it better, just take aloe vera oil, but aloe vera extract also helped.

Your naturopath made a mistake prescribing B complex as it is a food source of these sort of mycobacterium, but acid reflux and mycobacterium responds also favorably to digestive enzymes provided that it is mixed with some beer. The beer is carrier for the enzymes to get into the hard waxy lining of the mycobacterium.


Anonymous responds to Ted:
"Hello Ted!
There are few things i need to clarify .I bought magnesium cloride liquide form but there is lactic acid in them is it ok?there is what i bought.

Magnesium Chloride Liquid 8 fl. oz. (236 mL) #50320
A highly absorbable form of magnesium, formulated to be well tolerated by the gastrointestinal tract.*
Suggested use: Dilute prior to ingestion. As a dietary supplement, 1/2 teaspoon diluted in eight ounces of your favorite beverage, two or three times daily, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Appropriate for food sensitive individuals. Refrigerate after opening.
Serving Size 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml)
Servings per container 94
Amount per serving:
Magnesium (as Magnesium Chloride) 66.5 mg

Other ingredients: Deionized water, lactic acid.
This nutrient is of the highest quality and purity obtainable, free of all common allergens (antigens), and does not contain preservatives, diluents, or artificial additives.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

it was a real problem to get it from health food store so i ordered it from the internet along with humic acid but last one is still on its way to me .Please tell me if mag is ok.
Thanks alot"

Ted replies to Anonymous:
"Should be ok Lactic acid is found also in yogurt, but it should not harm you, but the most important of all is the humic acid, magnesium is taken before meal.


Anonymous responds to Ted:
"Hi Ted!
I bought humic acid powder from kelp4less but it a little bit hard to disolve of course the water takes black color but i have to stir well the remainder of powder cause it floating on the surface , is it normal? it has no taste no odour .I take 1/8 teaspoon to 250ml of water right before bed. i take it for a week i noticed that after i take the solution i have discomfort in chest like my symptom so i take 1/2 teaspoon of bs in 1/2 glass of water right after and after a while burp and relived more or less.cant take acv with soda o, on the 3rd day get diarea so i just take 1/2 bs 3 times a day along with potassium citrate 2 times a day and magnesium chloride 2 times a day(8 drops),also i take 1/8teaspoon of borax to 1 liter of water 4 days aweek.I saw your comment to question about Cron desease and you recomend to use dechlorineted water so i went to aquarium shop and bought water conditioner 5ml treats 200l of tap water but i am afraid to use it without consalting with you first.The label says for aquarium use only contains complexed hydrosulfite name ''prime'' made by seachem laboratories inc. it removes clorine, cloramine, ammonia.Ted if it is not a problem could you give me more detailed protocol what to take and what not to, and dosage of it cause i feel am getting lost a bit .Your advise to take bs after meals worked so far no nausea thank you!i ''ll wait for your answer .
Product Description
1 pound Water soluble humic acid powder

Water soluble humic acid powder extracted from

ground leonardite, and oxidized from lignite. minimum of 80% humic acids

Make your own affordable Organic Liquid Humic Acid!!

Great product, easy to mix and simple to use!

We have used this product for years with fantastic results! Use in gardens, houseplants, lawns, trees, greenhouses, rowcrops, ornamentals, and pastures. I apply this product weekly on all my greenhouse plants.

Mix 8 dry ounces of Humic acid powder with 1 gallon of water to produce the liquid concentrate. Shake and stir well to completly dissolve the powder. Then, use the mixing chart below for application. Apply as a seed starter, root-soil drench, or foliar spray. Once the powder is mixed with water, store it in a closed container for up to one year in a cool dark area. Apply as often as you wish. For a stronger solution mix up to 1 pound of Humic Acid powder with 1 gallon of water.

At the rates listed below this product can be applied daily. Coverage is 100 - 500 square feet.This product is compatable with most liquid fertilizers except those with a low pH or high liquid calcium content. Do not mix with calcium nitrate.

Maximum Concentration: 2 ounces of liquid humic acid concentrate per 1 gallon of water

Optimal Concentration1: 1 ounce of liquid humic acid concentrate per 1 gallon of water

Minimum Concentration: (use this rate for folier apps) 1/2 ounce of liquid humic acid concentrate per 1 gallon of water

Soluble humate powder acts a natural soil and plant growth stimulant. It is a dark black powder with an 80-86% humic acid content. It is easily assimilated by plants and some of its main functions include improving plant immunity, improving plant metabolism, improving plant root development, improving the supply of plant nutritional elements and increasing the formation of ferments. Humic Acid promotes the increased accumulation of chlorophyll, sugar, amino acids and more and improves the efficiency of nitrogen utilization, allowing for reduced fertilizer rates. One of the primary actions of Humic Acid is to increase the plant's ability to withstand the stresses of heat, drought, cold, disease, insect and other types of environmental or cultural pressures. Humic also increases general plant productivity, in terms of yield, as well as plant stem strength. Within the soil, humic stimulates soil microorganisms, promoting Humus"

Ted replies to Anonymous:
"The baking soda is taken after meals 30 minutes. The humic acid is taken pure but I used lower dose. 1/8 is the medium dose dissolved in a cup of water before bed. The burp means you are not alkalized enough and you probably not taking it for a week or two. So you are still acid. If you do it for over a week there should be no problem. Humic acid causes constipation if taken too much. Another cure for acid refux is digestive enzyme after meals and before bed time.


Anonymous responds to Ted:
"Hi Ted!
i take 1/16 of humic acid on empty stomack before bed and i wake up after 3 hours with pain in chest and rumbling in the belly. Do i have to dechlore waterthat i mix with humic acid or there is something else?Why it makes me feel worse?I take magnesium cloride 5 min before or after i take humic acid."

Ted replies to Anonymous:
"My guess is you have ulcers, where the walls of the stomach is very loose. Try Lysine 1000 mg x 3, and glutamine 1000 mg. x 3, and vitamin C 500 mg x 4, to help heal the stomach. See if it helps if not. Also did you sleep late at nights and hungry, this is a factor also. Dechlorinator is mixed with humic acid, for acid reflux, is just one remedy.

Replied by Anonymous
New York

Ted, How do you take Vera Oil , how much? I thought you always recommend B Complex for Acid Reflux? Please clarify? How do you take digestive enzymes with Beer?

Replied by Diamond
Salisbury, Usa