H2 Histamine Blockers hinder acid production by blocking or antagonizing the actions of histamine, a chemical found in the body that encourages acid secretion in the stomach. Generally, they take about 30 to 90 minutes to take effect, but the benefits will last many hours afterward. They are usually taken at bedtime and are available over the counter.
What happens when you treat acid reflux and you are still left with unexplained stomach or bowel issues. The “burn” is gone but what is left isn’t much fun either. It could be that you are dealing with both acid reflux and another condition called Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). My daughter Ella has dealt with…