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Hypothesis: Sarcopenia and other senior problems are related to low gastric acid

Fact: Seniors have lower level of gastric acid
Fact: Gastic Acid is need to digest protein
Suspected: Low gastric acid >> low gut absorption/bioavailability of Vitamin D
Fact: Low Protein and low Vitamin D are both factors in Sarcopenia
Fact: Low Vitamin D is a factor in a great many senior health problems

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  • Gastric Balance: Heartburn Not Always Caused by Excess Acid
    Nutrition Review April 2013 shows decrease of gastric acid with age
    Heartburn, a burning sensation in the chest caused by the regurgitation of bile through the stomach into the lower esophagus, is a frequent symptom of low gastric acid.
    The traditional approach of treating heartburn is to suppress gastric acid by taking antacids or alkalizers.
    This approach is the opposite of what should often be done . . . .

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