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Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture

Posted by Angeles on June 12, 2001 at 13:46:19:

Dr. Stoll,
I have been on the GRJ for 3 weeks now. Symptoms
are vastly improved for the first time in six months since
this all began. (The week before my wedding, imagine
that.) Most days, I feel 85-90 percent healthy now. Can I
continue the GRJ past the 3 weeks, and for how long?
I also go to acupuncture once a week (not sure the
efficacy of this) and meditate. Have you heard of
acupuncture working?
I would urge anybody who has GERD (my main
symptom was a sensation of tightness in my throat) to
try Dr. Stoll's treatment before you go the PPI, stomach
motility drugs route. I've tried many medications and the
GRJ is BY FAR the best. I want to particularly mention
that the drug Reglan is a terrible drug you should never
use. Also, my doctor recommended surgery before he
had even put me on prilosec! Be very very wary, and be
your own pushy advocate. Doctors hate to be
challenged but you know yourself much better than they
do so don't be timid. My experiences in the medical
system (Kaiser) were nightmarish.
Dr. Stoll, THANK YOU! I wish your site and book were
more "in the public's eye" as I'm sure there are many
people suffering at the moment who needn't be.



Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture

Posted by Jim on June 12, 2001 at 22:16:47:

In Reply to: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture posted by Angeles on June 12, 2001 at 13:46:19:

Just thought I'd throw in my 2 cents. There's no reason, as fas as I know, that you can't continue with the GRJ. I've been taking it on and off over the past 7 months to beat GERD. I've been meditating for those same 7 months, and have improved, but I keep having setbacks and the GRJ always helps me get back on track. I've been taking it every day now for the past several weeks, and plan to continue it for awhile to see if I can't put this gerd behind me forever. My symptoms were pretty severe, much more than what you describe, so it might take me longer

I had about 30 accupuncture sessions, but it never seemed to do me any good. No surprise to me that you'd experience this starting up right before your wedding, due to the stress involved. I was on prilosec too, for about 7 months, and was miserable the whole time.



Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture

Posted by
Paul on June 13, 2001 at 09:53:02:

In Reply to: Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture posted by Jim on June 12, 2001 at 22:16:47:

Hi Jim:

How long did it take for Ginger juice to work for you?

I like you, have a pretty bad case of GERD, I have been using GJ for about 3 weeks with no change!

Should I try another week ot 2?

Thx

Paul



Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture

Posted by Jim on June 13, 2001 at 14:07:50:

In Reply to: Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture posted by Paul on June 13, 2001 at 09:53:02:

Hi Paul,

I don't think it would hurt to keep trying it. It took nearly 3 weeks for me to see any benefits, so I'm surprised you haven't seen any by now. It only helps with specific symptoms for me, namely heartburn, which I never get anymore, and the "feeling" of reflux coming up. The juice works great for that reflux feeling, and it seems to work better for me today than it used to, so I wouldn't give up on it just yet. Hope it helps you soon.

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Re: Ginger Root Testimonial/Acupuncture

Posted by Walt Stoll on June 14, 2001 at 10:24:34:

In Reply to: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture posted by Angeles on June 12, 2001 at 13:46:19:

Thanks, Angeles.

I hope you are now focusing on the LGS so the GERD does not return. Safe to keep it up but the longer you take it the less it will work.

Walt

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Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture

Posted by Mike on June 16, 2001 at 01:05:04:

In Reply to: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture posted by Angeles on June 12, 2001 at 13:46:19:

What will happen if I drink 1 table spoon instead of 1 teaspoon?or twice a day instead of once a day?



Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture

Posted by Walt Stoll on June 18, 2001 at 08:36:11:

In Reply to: Re: Ginger Root Testimony/Acupuncture posted by Mike on June 16, 2001 at 01:05:04:

Hi, Mike.

No problemo.

Walt

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