H. pylori Treatment Considerations When CagA and Ulcer Negative

H. pylori Treatment Considerations When CagA and Ulcer Negative

Do patients with confirmed H. pylori Infection, who test negative for the CagA gene and are ulcer-free upon endoscopy, especially if there is no family history of stomach cancer, require antibiotics to clear their infection? Based on 35 years of practice and study (I...
Effects of Low Stomach Acid and PPI Use

Effects of Low Stomach Acid and PPI Use

This is a simplistic explanation of the downstream effects of being on a PPI (stomach acid blocker) or having low stomach acid (HCl) B1, B12, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and sodium chloride (salt) are needed to make HCl. Stomach acid is needed to break down protein...
SIBO Specialist Located In Orange County, CA

SIBO Specialist Located In Orange County, CA

Are you experiencing chronic digestive issues like bloating, gas, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and/or constipation? Have you been diagnosed with small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) or suspect that you may have this condition? If so, it’s time to see Dr....
A Four Part, Comprehensive Approach, For Resistant or Stubborn Pinworm / Threadworm Infection*

A Four Part, Comprehensive Approach, For Resistant or Stubborn Pinworm / Threadworm Infection*

Pinworm and Threadworm Infection Pinworm / Threadworm – The Facts Pinworm (USA) or Threadworm (UK) infection, also known as enterobiasis is caused by the nematode (roundworm) Enterobius vermicularis. Young children and their household members, including adults,...