Leaky Gut relieved by Coconut

I was diagnosed with Hashimotos last year but just recently have been having a lot of problems with my digestion.

After months of suffering the pain and discomfort of heartburn, acid reflux and bloating I decided to take action. My doctor wanted to give me another tablet and have a procedure done at the hospital to see what was going on. After all the ups and downs with Levothyroxine, symptoms of thyroid disease and depression, I was just not ready to start again with another medication so I tried something completely different - coconut water.

I came across it by accident in my local supermarket and what a difference It has made to my digestion. I no longer have that gnawing burning pain in my stomach and the acid reflux when I go to bed!

I drink a small glass after every meal and I can highly recommend it to any fellow sufferers, it has made such a difference.

I know it is expensive but I would pay anything for that pain and nausea to go away without resorting to more medication.

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  • You could also try sparkling carbonated water

    Tesco do 4 pack of 2 litre bottles for £1.50 and its very good

    Unlike morrisons stuff

  • Coconut water with a pinch salt and orange juice is an excellent help for adrenals - called the adrenal cocktail

  • I am on the gaps diet which is very healing and coconut heavy

  • I glad you have found something that works for you. Where can you buy this and how much is it ?

    Cathryn

  • Cathryn, you can buy it in all supermarkets alongside the juices and it sells for around £2.50 a carton but it is becoming very popular so is often on special offer.

    It has a taste that you need to get used to but you can get one with pineapple in.

    Sandra

  • Hiya,

    You could buy some fresh coconuts from the supermarket and drink the water direct from the fruit, it's cheaper! Also, you have the coconut fresh to eat afterwards.

    TT xx.

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