Tummyzen Reviews – A Revolutionary Antacid?
It’s amazing what a white coat and an association with an august academic institution will do for one’s confidence in a new product being able to cure acid reflux. Snake Oil it may be, but such was my feeling when I came across Tummyzen, a drug based on “natural ingredients” which, similar to PPI’s (well at least in my simple mind), cuts off acid production at its’ source in the stomach. I’ve searched the web for tummyzen reviews, but there’s very little out there, so I thought I’d give it a go myself.
The way Tummyzen actually works is still unclear to me, despite watching the following video:
So, the product has been developed at Yale Medical School, and has been passed by the US Food and Drug Administration as “GRAS” – Generally Regarded As Safe, so doesn’t need to go through the stringent testing procedures drugs normally have to. Its active ingredient is zinc and It is claimed to stay effective 4 times longer than traditional antacids based on calcium carbonate.
Tummyzen Side Effects
There are no specified side effects, but according to the website it is considered safe for both adults and pediatric consumers, though if there is any doubt, users should consult there physicians.
It’s principal ingredients are Calcium Carbonate, Zinc and Copper. A full list is in the graphic below:
It has shot to prominence recently due to it being awarded a $100,000 grant from the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, which has allowed the company that makes it, Eli Nutrition, to produce a limited run. This has enabled it to put it on sale here
They also ship to the UK.
At the time of writing, it has one 5 star review on Amazon:
on January 18, 2017
Now, I don’t know about you, but I’m sceptical about anything which claims to, if not cure acid reflux, but significantly improve its effective management, but I’m willing to give anything a go if it’s formulated by a man in a white coat and backed by an institution like Yale..oh, and stops me popping Tums like there is no tomorrow (which I sincerely hope there is).
Tummyzen kindly supplied a bottle of pills to try.
Well, my experience with Tummyzen was positive. The pills were a little on the large size (if that’s not contradictory!) but they were perfectly swallowable. I took them when I had a reflux episode when I would normally take a Rennies, or Gaviscon Advance.
The key difference between Tummyzen and more popular antacids, if I understand it correctly, is that the zinc in Tummyzen acts to cut off the production of acid, rather than just buffering it, so the effects should last longer. I have to say the relief was long lasting, but as my bouts of reflux tend to be episodic, it’s difficult to tell if it made a difference in that respect.
Have you tried Tummyzen? Share your experience below.
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