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Do you get mouth ulcers?

When I was a kid, and even into my late twenties, I used to get quite a lot of mouth ulcers.

If you’ve had them, you’ll know precisely how painful they can be when they strike.

They make eating quite painful and are generally nasty and unpleasant.

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Of course, they go away in a few days to a week, but if they’re happening on a regular basis they can indicate that a lot more is going on than you might think.

AND, it’s stuff that might well turn into more unpleasant or complicated symptoms later on.

What causes mouth ulcers?

Believe it or not, my mouth ulcers reduced significantly when I stopped eating gluten and cut out other bad foods.

They disappeared completely when I got rid of my H. pylori infection, Blastocystis hominis parasite and fungal overgrowth.

I’ve since researched other causes, and seen mouth ulcers clear up in a lot of clients when we dealt with:

  • Food sensitivities and allergies (a major cause of ulcers)
  • Poor levels of “good bugs” like Lactobacillus and Bifidobacter
  • Fungal overgrowth (like Candida) and parasites
  • Stress (any form of stress lowers your immune defenses and allows bad bugs to get a foothold in the gut AND oral cavity)
  • Iron, zinc, vitamin B12 and other B vitamin deficiencies (which are EXTREMELY common)
  • Low stomach acid, which usually causes the above deficiencies
  • Allergies to toothpaste or mouthwash


Action steps

The first three simple action steps for reducing or eliminating mouth ulcers are:

1. Avoid gluten, processed sugar and all processed foods
2. Change your toothpaste to a natural based / herbal version
3. STOP using antibacterial mouthwash – your mouth is supposed to be teeming with friendly bacteria, and the last thing you want to be doing is knocking them out with toxic mouthwash!

See how this goes.

If you’ve already done steps 1-3, it’s time to do some further investigation.

If bad bugs, low stomach acid, nutritional deficiencies, etc. are causing the mouth ulcers, you can be 100% certain they are going to cause other problems further down the line if you don’t deal with them now.

The first step is to run a comprehensive stool test to determine:

a) whether you have bad bugs, and which ones
b) whether you have enough good bugs
c) whether you are digesting your food properly (giving indications about things like stomach acid levels and digestive enzyme production)

If you remove the bad stuff and replace the good stuff, based on your results, you’ll not only improve your digestive system from mouth, all the way down to anus, but also restore proper nutritional status.

Of course, I’m biased, but for me there’s no reason NOT to get your gut checked out with a stool test when digestive health is so important, especially when you can get your stool samples analyzed by probably the world’s best parasitologist.

My mouth ulcers – as well as gas, bloating, heartburn, sleep and energy problems – disappeared simply by scientifically fixing my gut.

And you can fix yours too with a simple stool test.

Don’t forget, they are done in the privacy of your own home, you just send a sample off in the packaging provided.

What’s more, if the test comes back blank, you get a full refund.

You can arrange a test here, or find out more about them.

Best

Dave.