Baking Soda Test
Have you heard of the baking soda test?
It is a quick, easy, and affordable way to assess stomach acid.
The baking soda (sodium bicarb) mixes with the stomach's hydrochloric acid and like when you mix vinegar and baking soda you get an eruption of bubbles / gas and it will elicit a burb. If the stomach acid is too low it will take a long time to produce a burp.
This test does provide insight, but is not a incredibly scientific - there are many variables that can alter stomach acid each day; thus it is important to repeat the test for 3-5 days in a row!
Did you try the test? Let me know how you made out!
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