The typical doctor-ordered protocol for Helicobacter pylori eradication is antibiotics twinned with proton-pump inhibitors – PPIs.

However, given we’re on the verge of a so-called ‘antibiotic apocalypse’, with resistance at an all-time high, people can be forgiven for pursuing natural alternatives.

It’s not just antibiotics: PPIs come with their own risks. In two recent studies, the acid reflux drugs were correlated to more than double the risk of stomach cancer and a susceptibility to liver inflammation.

Risks that are avoided if you can get rid of H. pylori naturally.