Do you still need that acid blocker?
Are you worried about long term side effects of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)?
Did you know?
Or more of adult men and women in the U.S. population are affected by Gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD*..
1 in 5
Of recurrent C. difficile infection among patients receiving PPIs or acid blockers compared with patients not taking gastric acid suppressants.
Cases of GERD become cancerous if left untreated.
50% increased chance
are you at risk?
Short term use of PPIs may be beneficial for healing ulcers but not recommended for long term use. Current recommendations suggests that proton pump inhibitors should be used at the lowest possible dose for the shortest amount of time necessary. Long-term use of PPIs has been associated with a number of health concerns, including increased risk of gut infections, hip fracture, kidney failure, and pneumonia.
Warning: Stopping use of PPIs abruptly is not recommended!!!
What's the solution?
If you are suffering from reflux disease, gastritis or have been diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus, and you are currently being treated with acid blockers like antacids and proton pump inhibitors, you may be eligible for a medically supervised "Wean off" from prolonged use of acid blockers.
Get evidence-based natural methods to heal your Upper GI tract from chronic reflux symptoms without lifelong dependence on prescription medications.
Expertly guided by Dr. Vivian Asmaoah,
Board Certified Gastroenterologist and Certified Functional Medicine Provider.
You will learn scientifically proven strategies to naturally manage symptoms:
Natural supplements and botanicals for immediate relief
Customized evidence based diet plan that works for you
Ability to enjoy your meals without pain
Lifestyle secrets for sustained relief
Bi-weekly Physician Led Live Sessions
Introduction: The 5-Rs of Gut Repair
Remove: Understanding Food reactions
Replace: Digestion and Digestive Enzymes
Re-innoculate: Probiotics for Gut Healing
Repair: Using supplements and Herbs for
Re-balance: Gut Friendly Lifestyle Tips
Detailed Diagnostic Gastroenterology Evaluation
A detailed assessment to explore eligibility for diagnostic testing and further treatment for complete resolution and treatment.
Daily Tracking of Lifestyle and Diet
Tracking hydration, mood, bowel movements, sleep are all important pieces for identifying what triggers reflux symptoms. You will be able to identify how your lifestyle plays into the symptoms you are experiencing and how to adjust your habits to improve your overall health.
Dr. Vivian Asamoah
Board Certified Gastroenterologist and Functional Medicine Provider.
Registered Dietician Nutritionist and Group Facilitator
Functional Health Coach and Group Moderator
We've got answers!
Here are some commonly asked questions you will find helpful:
How much does the program cost?
The program fee is $150 which covers 2 live group visits, program materials and access to the program via an easy-to-use mobile app.
Is the program covered by insurance?
Insurance coverage is dependent on your current plan, co-pay or deductible terms. We will submit a bill to your insurance only if you are an existing patient in Dr. Vivian Asamoah's practice. If you have not established a doctor-patient relationship with her yet, you will need to make an appointment with her office for the program to be covered by your insurance.
Can I join the program without attending the live sessions?
Unfortunately, no. The live sessions are mandatory for you to be a part of the program.
If I miss enrollment for an ongoing group, will I get another opportunity to join?
This is a unique opportunity to join our Gastroenterologist Dr. Asamoah, and our nutrition team in a group setting for addressing chronic symptoms. If you miss our ongoing group, we will have a waitlist for possible opportunities in the future.