Above a certain point, the volume of acid entering the duodenum exceeds the ability of the pancreas to neutralize it. The acid then starts to damage the intestine and the intestine responds with diarrhea in order to flush the acid out. Thus you have the bowel limit for vitamin C. It will vary from one individual to the next because everyone will have a somewhat different capacity for a bicarbonate flush to neutralize the acid.
Very Important Note
The baking soda portion of this treatment should not be used for more than three weeks at a time...
I, myself, am looking for ways to increase bowel tolerance. I used to be able to take about 12+gm of C daily. But now I cannot even handle 8gm. (and I'm even using the buffered C)
ofonorow wrote:So, how do you feel? This could be good news if whatever was causing your high tolerance has been resolved.
DanSco wrote: If stomach acid is indeed essential to good health, then a protocol that constantly neutralizes all of your stomach acid is probably not a good idea for the long term.
Steve Brown wrote:.. For example, it would take 477 milligrams of sodium bicarbonate to neutralize 1000 milligrams of ascorbic acid.
alive wrote:ofonorow wrote:So, how do you feel? This could be good news if whatever was causing your high tolerance has been resolved.
I'm addressing heart arrhythmias and palpitations.
There has not been a bettering of the symptoms since my tolerance has dropped.
What do you think about the baking soda part?
ofonorow wrote:Good, but I mention unique-E because its "filler" inside the capsule will not go rancid. Other brands may, and can lead to racing hearts.
Have you checked all your supplements to make sure you are not getting more than 2 mg of manganese?
What about dental work? Do a google search on "cavitations" and irregular heart beat.
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