For many, gastric acid can be a major problem – and one drug commonly prescribed is omeprazole.
While omemprazole can be helpful for a short time, or for some people, unfortunately it’s hardly the fix it’s often sold as. This is partially because of how it changes the bacteria in your gut, but also because of other larger health hazards presented by omeprazole.
In particular, omeprazole can hamper your body’s ability to intake and absorb vitamin B12.
- Damage to our central nervous system
- Depletion in our red blood cell count
- Neurological damage leading to degenerative ailments like dementia
- Chronic fatigue
- Increased risk of respiratory issues, such as shortness of breath, wheezing, difficulty breathing, hyperventilation, and congestion
- Muscle issues