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I am quitting 20mg omeprazole. I have been having diarrhea more often with stomach cramps. Is that normal while quitting omeprazole?
Mastic gum: Mastic gum is from the bark of a Mediterranean tree. 1,000 mg per day for 2-3 weeks kills 99.9% of H. Pylori, the spirochete that is the usual cause of GERD. Mastic also heals peptic and duodenal ulcers. Available over the counter from a health food store. ...Read more
Shortness of breath on exertion and at rest. Former smoker but already quit. What could it be, in a 26 year-old.....?
Shortness of breath: There is a long list of causes of shortness of breath. Asthma and other lung diseases; heart diseases; anemia. Your symptoms are potentially serious and should be investigated. Would need more information to make any useful suggestions. Should see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers