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Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-29-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,233
Posted By Harry
Re: barrett's esophagus

I have read that BE eventually ever goes to cancer in only 10% of the cases---- I know that's not very good ---ever 1% is bad if you're one but it certainly could be worse!!

Harry
Board: Digestive Disorders 06-27-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,505
Posted By Harry
Re: Severe bloating

Bloating is usually caused by friendly intestial strains of bacteria becoming unfriendly and have to be re-balanced--- Using enteric coated probiotic capsules can help alot. the one use and it works...
Board: Caregivers 06-27-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,642
Posted By Harry
Re: Friends abandoning you

One thing you learn in life -- Is that if you take you're hand out of a bucket of water --it does not leave a Hole---and that goes for life and friends also!! So, over my life I have learned to put...
Board: General Health 06-13-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,368
Posted By Harry
Re: Pulled Something In Neck?

Have you tried some of the things I suggested last year??
What were the results?

Harry
Board: Alternative Medicine 05-12-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,748
Posted By Harry
Re: Probiotics

GYMFIT
Read about it --- Have you used it and with what results??It seem a little expensive!!

Thanks ---Harry
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 05-12-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By Harry
Re: Prolotherapy For Knees??

Barb,
I went to a doctor here where I live that uses Prolotherapy but this Dr used a testosterone -- multiple injections technique--8 per knee over a period of months. I did some research and found...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-12-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By Harry
Re: abdominal distention and trouble breathing

Paul,
The diverticlar problems can be helped by taking a soluble fiber supplement like psyllium seed husk fiber twice deaily--- It will bulk up your stool and act like a cleaning agent. A person...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 05-09-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By Harry
Re: Need advice please

I suggest that you try to make contact with your Mom with music that you use to shear and old photoes ---It just may help both of you. You know you are doing the proper things physically for her well...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 05-07-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,091
Posted By Harry
Re: How much Vitamin D3?

I have read that the max D-3 orally that a person should take is 10,000 IU daily. I have never had to go that high but I do take 4,000IU daily. And,my last blood test was 63 --2 weeks ago but my...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-03-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By Harry
Re: Blood in stool

Blood from any where alway needs attention
Red blood is probably caused by the beginning of a hemerrhroid -- you should start using psyllium fiber to help have good gentle BMs.

The treatment for...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-03-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By Harry
Re: gas suggestions appreciated

CJones,

Every cell in the body contains magnesium and it is also needed for calcium absorption as well vitamin D.If your esophagus ---both upper & lower valves do not function properly ---it will...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-02-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By Harry
Re: abdominal distention and trouble breathing

Paul,
It is very difficult to take 20 years of a person's medical history that is compacted in a paragraph and written in general terms and come up with any significant advice and I have been on...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-02-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,271
Posted By Harry
Re: Stool problems

Metamucil is a water soluble fiber supplement that absorbs fluids and slows down your BMs. Insoluble fiber causes contractions of your intestines to move your BMs. A person is suppose to intake 25 to...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-02-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By Harry
Re: Could use insight and support?

StrifeI,
It is reasonable to be concerned with unusual dark stools. But, 85% of ulcers in the Gastro system are caused by H pylori bacteria that was discovered in 1982 by a Doctor Barry Marshall in...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-01-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By Harry
Re: Could use insight and support?

Very dark to black stools indicate you have passed blood high up the GI tract may the stomach. Did they do a culture on your stool sample --- it would have shown blood present if there was any? But,...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 04-30-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By Harry
Prolotherapy For Knees??

Has anyone used Prolotherapy for Knee Pain?

Thanks---Harry
Board: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 04-27-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,099
Posted By Harry
Re: I think I have IBS

Jordy,
Your symptoms Don't sound like IBS!!

Over the years I have the best things for normal BMs is to Take a water soluble fiber supplement like Psyllium seed husk fiber that you mix with water...
Board: Digestive Disorders 04-26-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By Harry
Re: Having lots frightening symptoms

The best thing that I use is Psyllium seed husk powder -- it's a water/fluid soluble fiber that slows down your BMs bulks them up. it acts like it lubricated and help prevent hemorrhoids.

I use...
Board: High Cholesterol 04-25-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,119
Posted By Harry
Re: Kinda scared, really high Trig, low HDL

Trigs can be lowed by a Probiotic ---"DuraFlora" by Source Natruals -- my trigs were 84 mg/dl on 3/6 /2012. Duraflora is a strain of bacillus coagulans and not really a probiotic as such.

I wish...
Board: Candida 04-24-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,934
Posted By Harry
Re: Coconut oil & Grapefruit seed extract to combat Candida ?

Coconut oil is used by a third of the worlds population as a cooking oil but it does contain Caprylic acid a natural Candida killer. As you may know one of the reasons that Candida albicans is...
Board: Candida 04-24-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,320
Posted By Harry
Re: oral candida treatments

A good cure that I use is Coconut oil -- It contain Caprylic acid a natrual candida killer.

it works---Harry
Board: Bowel Disorders 04-24-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,557
Posted By Harry
Re: Loose stools every single morning?

Sorry it took so long to get back to you but I just got a new computer and with a new email address --- I did not get your responce.

Yes,lack of good bacteria in your intestinal tract can cause...
Board: Bowel Disorders 04-23-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,500
Posted By Harry
Re: My husband needs help with foul smelling flatulance &...

A probiotic that is enteric coated may help ---I use Ultamate 10 from the Vitamine Shoppe.

Also. Greens Like alfalfa, barley grass juice,ect.---they contains chororaphyll that is a deoderant!!
...
Board: Alternative Medicine 04-21-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,748
Posted By Harry
Re: Probiotics

I have found That the enteric coated probiotics work well--the "Ultamate 10 Probiotic" from the Vitamin Shoppe is good. The good friendly strains of probiotics are not destroyed by stomach acids or...
Board: Bowel Disorders 04-19-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By Harry
Re: Bowel Problems any answers welcome

It sounds like you're not getting enough fiber in your diet--both isoluble and soluble-read post# 8 page 2 on the sticky thread at the top of this page " Information Archive"---Normal BMs

Harry
Board: Bowel Disorders 04-19-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,557
Posted By Harry
Re: Loose stools every single morning?

Hi JBS,
I think something has done in the good friendly bacteria in your intestines and they need to be re-balanced.
You could try a Probiotic that is enteric coated-- I would use 2 at bedtime--...
Board: Digestive Disorders 03-15-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,366
Posted By Harry
Re: 8 months of gastritis, what do I do?

I suggest that you try Mastic Gum--500mg (2) between meals twice daily-- The Bottle of 120 capsules(30 days) and also take a good broard spectrum probiotic PB-8 is OK.

God Bless---Harry
Board: Digestive Disorders 03-15-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,691
Posted By Harry
Re: Trouble Burping

It sounds like you are having Cramping or muscle spasms--- usually caused by lack of magnesium in your system---Every cell in your body contains magnesium and being low causes cramps &spasms!!

I...
Board: Digestive Disorders 03-15-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By Harry
Re: Please take a look at my Gastric Emptying results...not sure what to think.

Your Stomach should be empty in 1.5 to to 2.0 hours --for Good Empting!!

Wish you well----Harry
Board: Digestive Disorders 02-11-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By Harry
Re: mastic gum

I have used Mastica (mastic gum) many times and it has worked for me to cure gastritis still does to this day!! Harry
Board: Candida 01-08-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,138
Posted By Harry
Re: Chronic yeast infections from antibiotics for six months

I am allergic to Difucan for the treatment of yeast infection-- it cauues me to break out in a reash.
A very good remedy is to take 1 teaspood of virgin coconut oil daily and increase it. The most...
Board: Digestive Disorders 10-21-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,442
Posted By Harry
Re: GI doctor told me Laxatives are not harmful or addictive!!

Ducky,

I don't think your doctor is right!!

Laxatives are addictive and can make you dependent. There are basically 4 types of laxitives osmotic type, stimulating type, bulk forming and stool ...
Board: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 10-20-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,892
Posted By Harry
Re: Natural Ways to Help Carpal Tunnel?

Liz,

The best natural cream that I ever used is Topricin. It is an Anti- Inflammatory Pain Relief and Healing Cream.

It was developed in 1994 by a
man that had Carpel Tunnel Synhrome in both...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 10-20-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By Harry
Ensure--Question?

I have read on this board that people with Dementia as well as AD that don't eat balanced diets but use Ensure or the liquid type meal as substitutes--- sometimes have reactions.

I would like to...
Board: Candida 10-16-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,766
Posted By Harry
Re: Kefir Question

LaLa,

I think with all the various strains of good friendly bacteria in kefir it is heplful for your Gastro system. But, I don't know if it's specificly useful for candida problems.

I don't...
Board: Digestive Disorders 10-14-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,343
Posted By Harry
Re: Sorb-it Silica Gel Desiccant Canister in my Probiotic

It is very common to put it in container --- Since the manufacturer does not know where it will be sold, they must think it's best to keep it dry.

Harry
Board: Digestive Disorders 10-14-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,392
Posted By Harry
Re: Can anyone tell me what this biopsy means

Yosimite,

Have you had any problems in these areas of your gastrointestinal tract?

The inflammation in the esophagus indicates that you probably have acid reflux along with the gastritis. You...
Board: Candida 10-14-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,766
Posted By Harry
Re: Kefir Question

LaLa,

Everyone has candida in the gi tract -- the object is to keep it in balance.

There are over 400 strains of bacteria in your Gastro tract but with antibiotics, other drugs as well as...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 10-14-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,029
Posted By Harry
Re: Vitamin D low

My wife's Vit D was 16 and she did not get much sun.

It took her almost a year to get it up to 45 taking 8000 units daily of D3. mine was 51 when I first had it measured. I take 2000 units twice...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 10-14-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,241
Posted By Harry
Re: Krill oil v. Omega 3 Differences & benifits of each

I use Omega Fish oil --3 -1000mgs caps daily from Carlson. I do it to help my memory and it works well.

I have used Krill Oil but it does not seem to work as well-- or maybe I was not talking...
Board: Digestive Disorders 10-12-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Harry
Re: totally discouraged

If you do have recurring diverticular problems after surgery, I would get a new gastro doctor!!
And, ifit is true get a surgeon that does laproscopic surgery. Also,take more soluble fiber in your...
Board: Candida 10-12-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,766
Posted By Harry
Re: Kefir Question

Lala,
I use store bought Kefir daily both organic and regular but have never found that it helps yeast/ candida problems.

But, I do use coconut oil and it helps control candida problems. It...
Board: Candida 09-03-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,258
Posted By Harry
Re: Candida and Kefir...

Solo,
Kefir has an interesting history-- it is cultured from Kefir grains and introduced in the Carcasas Mountains to the people there by Mohammud abound 400 AD --hundreds of years prior to...
Board: Candida 09-03-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,588
Posted By Harry
Re: Help Please.

I don't think you are getting enough calcium, magnesium or vitamin D in your diet.

Chelated minerals are best absorbed-- make sure they are put out by Albion Labs-- that have the international...
Board: Bowel Disorders 09-03-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By Harry
Re: Constipation ?

Read the #8 post on page 2 on the sticky thread Information Archive at the top of this page about Normal BMs.

Harry
Board: Bowel Disorders 09-03-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By Harry
Re: What has changed?

It is probably a thromboid hemorrhoid because of the pain.

When I first started taking Cumadin---I had rectal bleeding but not much blood -- it was cured with a few doses of a homeopathic remedy...
Board: Bowel Disorders 09-02-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 80,547
Posted By Harry
Re: Neon yellow/pale coloured, pee-out-your butt, stool

Gottogo,

I am sure you have gone to a a gastro doctor to determine you do not have a fistular caused from an intestinal disorder.

I have seen posts on this boards over the years that have had...
Board: Digestive Disorders 09-02-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By Harry
Re: Which Came First - MY Digestive Issues or My Boyfriends?

Fast transit time is usually caused by diet. Eating too much food that contains low amounts of soluble fiber.

First you need to have the right --friendly kind of bacteria in your...
Board: Digestive Disorders 09-01-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,352
Posted By Harry
Re: Hiatus Hernia and Gastritis - Alcohol?

Sharon,

I disagree---having a hiatal hernia and gastritis-- You should avoid drinking alcohol and stick with foods and drinks that help you to build healthy constitution and alcohol in moderation...
Board: Digestive Disorders 09-01-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 33,128
Posted By Harry
Re: h pylori gone now stuck with gastritis

Solo,
Grapefruit seed extract has a bad affect on your blood pressure. So be careful using it

Harry
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