When digestive acids eat away at the tissues that line the stomach the most common symptom is a burning sensation or pain between your chest and belly button. Typically, the pain will be more intense on an empty stomach and can last for a few minutes to several hours.Other common signs and symptoms include dull pain, weight loss, not wanting to eat because of pain, nausea or vomiting, bloating, feeling easily full, burping or acid reflux, heartburn, anemia, dark, tarry stools and vomit that’s bloody or looks like coffee grounds.
Accurate readings of the pH, fasting stomach acidity level (HCl), the production capacity of HCl, the timing of stomach emptying and the pyloric valve function.This will enable your clinician to make or verify your diagnosis and recommend your best gut health optimising treatment protocol.
A non-invasive in-clinic medical procedure, essential for everyone who has gastric reflux or digestive problems.
Measures stomach function and high, low or no stomach acid.
Same day results provide your Clinician with gold standard information upon which to base a diagnosis and healing protocol.
This medical test has been used worldwide for nearly 40 years and is backed by 150+ Clinical Studies. Health Optimising UK are one of very few UK clinics to offer The Heidelberg Test which is run by a registered nurse.It involves swallowing a digital pH capsule that continuously provides measurements in real-time via radio signals to a computerised system.
These may be a warning of a serious digestive illness and you should get in touch with your clinician straight away: a sudden, persistent change in bowel habit, bleeding from the bottom, worsening heartburn, indigestion or stomach pain, losing weight unexpectedly, difficulty swallowing.