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.
That is, in a new product being able to cure acid reflux. 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 made clearer in the following video:
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, and 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.
Tummyzen’s principal ingredients are Calcium Carbonate, Zinc and Copper. A full list is in the graphic below:
It has shot to prominence 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 33 reviews on Amazon, with an overall score of 4 stars out of 5, Here are the later ones, which are all positive:
on January 18, 2017
“So I’d heard about this product being developed at Yale many years ago but never thought I’d actually see it at a store! Bought it at a Target and have been very impressed so far. I don’t frequently have heartburn issues but when I do it generally lasts a while but I try and stay away from the more intense stuff like Nexium given the side effects I see on tv all the time. Tried Tummyzen and I had no issues for the rest of the day – used it a few times so far and it’s been perfect!”
on April 19, 2017
“I absolutely hate heartburn meds because they’re always a chew or a liquid. The taste takes forever to leave my mouth because I have Sjogrens. I end up having to brush my teeth, scrap my tounge, and do mouthwash to get rid of the taste.
Any who! I’m so happy this exists because it works super fast and it’s a pill. No more bad taste!”
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).
The key difference between Tummyzen and more popular antacids 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.
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 have to say the relief was long lasting, and it has made a distinct difference to the discomfort I have felt with acid reflux.
Tummyzen can be obtained from Amazon, here.
Have you tried Tummyzen? Share your experience below.
Disclosure: Tummyzen provided a sample to try free of charge.
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