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Gastrointestinal symptoms

Introduction

The Knowledge Base includes articles on the following gastrointestinal symptoms and conditions:

Belching, bloating and excess gas formation

Burping (belching, or eructation) can be due to gas-producing bacteria in the digestive system. Eating carbs such as refined sugar, flour and some high-sugar fruits can make digestive gas or belching worse. This article says. “The gas-producing colonic bacteria thrive on foods containing poorly digested carbohydrates (starches and sugars).”

An NIH website says, “ Most foods that contain carbohydrates can cause gas. By contrast, fats and proteins cause little gas.” You may reduce gas by reducing carbohydrate consumption.

Some people have burps and others have gas in the lower digestive system, but the gas produced by bacteria in the gut eventually must escape. This is another symptom of the disease that we would expect to resolve.

Simethicone is an oral anti-foaming agent used to reduce bloating, discomfort and pain caused by excess gas in the stomach or intestinal tract.

Beano is a natural enzyme supplement that can help you prevent gas, bloating, and other digestive problems after eating certain foods

Particular care

Not only can gastrointestinal Sx be very unpleasant, but in extreme could lead to your doctor refusing to prescribe OlmesartanMedication taken regularly by patients on the Marshall Protocol for its ability to activate the Vitamin D Receptor. Also known by the trade name Benicar. . In this regard, the high CGA component of coffee is of concern. Professor Marshall drinks weak green tea, no coffee.

Although coffee can help control IP in the short term for some people, in the long term the CGA could interfere with the IP reducing function of Olmesartan. Chlorogenic Acid in Coffee is powerful Immune modulator

There are molecular similarities. There are reports that in a very small minority of people, an extreme gastrointestinal response may ensue. Whether there can be an allergic or histamine related crisis is not known at present. Current research indicates only a “relationship” with Olmesartan (single daily dose) in people affected.

Bleeding from bowel

Small drops of bright red blood are less likely to be cause for concern, but darker blood in a bowel movement will definitely require investigation: when your doctor needs you to have a colonoscopy, this will take considerable time and require preparation.

Further researxh

Findings suggest that neither olmesartan nor other ARBs were associated with diarrhea among patients undergoing endoscopy. The spruelike enteropathy recently associated with olmesartan is likely a rare adverse effect and milder presentations are unlikely. 1)

In a methotrexate-induced model of intestinal mucositis, olmesartan reduced inflammationThe complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli such as pathogens or damaged cells. It is a protective attempt by the organism to remove the injurious stimuli as well as initiate the healing process for the tissue. and induced enteropathy characterized by severe diarrhea, weight loss, and reduced sucrose activity. 2)

Notes and comments

References

1)
Olmesartan, other antihypertensives, and chronic diarrhea among patients undergoing endoscopic procedures: a case-control study.
Greywoode R, Braunstein ED, Arguelles-Grande C, Green PH, Lebwohl B
Mayo Clin Proc89p1239-43(2014 Sep)
2)
In a methotrexate-induced model of intestinal mucositis, olmesartan reduced inflammation and induced enteropathy characterized by severe diarrhea, weight loss, and reduced sucrose activity.
de Araújo AA, Borba PB, de Souza FH, Nogueira AC, Saldanha TS, Araújo TE, da Silva AI, de Araújo Júnior RF
Biol Pharm Bull38p746-52(2015)
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