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Does Glutamine supplement help cure acid reflux?

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hey guys,

would glutamine be a good supplement to use in the aid for gerd/acid reflux and ibs? will this help? can i take this long term without issues? can this make my gerd and ibs worse? are there any dangers wth long term use?
Wed, 6 Jun 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
muscle recovery agent.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for query,
L glutamine is a recovery agent and help in speedy recovery post exercise.It may cause bloating and belching some times and may cause exaberation of reflux disease.As such long term use upto 5 gram a day has no special side effects and can be used.
It has XXXXXXX rile in treatment of gerd and reflux disease or ibs.
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