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- UPC # 624917081657
Heartburn is a very common condition that is characterized by a burning sensation that starts in the upper abdomen and moves into the chest and that is worse when lying down or bending forward. Heartburn is not mere acid indigestion but usually a symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux - a condition where the contents of the stomach back up into the esophagus because the sphincter between the stomach and esophagus is not funtioning properly. Since the cells of the esophagus are not meant to handle this level of acidity‚ heartburn is extremely painful and can have serious long term consequences such as esophageal cancer‚ narrowing of the esophagus from scarring and Barrett's esophagus.
Treating heartburn in isolation with heartburn medication targeting the acidity of the stomach is narrow minded and only provides temporary relief. Indeed‚ the problem with reflux is not that the stomach is too acidic; often the reverse is actually true. The valve that releases the contents of the stomach into the intestinal tract is triggered by acidity if the stomach contents are not acidic enough‚ this valve does not open and the stomach contents can back up into the esophagus causing pain and irritation. This is why Gastro Relief™ contains Vitamin C which is acidic instead of the typical acidity buffers.
The premise behind Gastro Relief™ is to help provide quick and effective relief from the symptoms of heartburn while helping to address any fundamental pathology which would cause the problem. Gastro Relief™ contains Mastic Gum which has been shown assist in the elimination of bacteria called Helicobacter pylori‚ the cause behind the majority of gastric and duodenal ulcers. Clinical studies have clearly shown the effectiveness of this resin with 80% of patients receiving mastic gum for two weeks reporting significant improvements in their symptoms.
Zinc-carnosine has received much attention lately thanks to its ability to up-regulate key antioxidant enzymes which helps to prevent free radicals from damaging cells. Studies have confirmed that zinc-carnosine has anti-ulcer properties and can help prevent gastric mucosal injury. Animal studies also show that zinc-carnosine assists the prevention of the development of H. pylori related gastritis.
Potassium nitrate is a precursor to nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is a potent vasodilator and therefore can help increase blood flow to the gastric mucosa‚ which assists repair and the inflow of nutrients and oxygen. Higher nitric oxide levels in the stomach have also been shown to support effective peristaltic movements. Studies also clearly demonstrate that nitric oxide precursors help to prevent inflammation and protect against gastritis.
When it comes to relieving heartburn‚ the key ingredient in Gastro Relief™ is alginic acid. Alginic acid is a viscous substance found in algae which absorbs water extremely quickly to form a "raft" on top of the gastric contents. This "raft" has two effects; it aids in preventing the gastric contents from being pushed back up the esophagus and also helps to coat the esophagus if the gastric contents were to reach the esophagus. An added bonus is that alginic acid works extremely quickly and can help provide relief within a few minutes.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings per Container: 30
Amount per Serving / % DV
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 100 mcg / 166%
Zinc-Carnosine 75mg / Ɨ
Mastic Gum (Pistacia lentiscus) 500 mg / Ɨ
Potassium Nitrate 202 mg / Ɨ
Ɨ Daily Value not established.
Take 2 capsules daily with food‚ or as directed by a healthcare acre practitioner.
Do not use if pregnant or nursing or with erectile dysfunction-type products.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Vegetarian Product
- Wheat Free
- Gluten Free
- Corn Free
- Nuts Free
- Dairy Free
- Soy Free
- Egg Free
- Fish Free
- Shellfish Free
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