I have been suffering from acid reflux since last October. Tried all kinds of over the counter meds, nothing worked!
The pain in my chest was so bad it came out my back; I could hardly get any sleep! I was hoarse from the acid coming up my throat and my tongue was coated! I tried changing my diet, but was not sure about some of the foods. I researched some books, tried all sorts of home remedies and still felt no better. I finally ended up at the doctor who gave me Nexium. I was not feeling much better after a month so he told me to double up on the med. which I did but I got headaches and stomach pains! I ended up at the doctor again who sent me for a gall blabber scan. Nothing showed up so then he recommended a hiatal scan and endoscopy.
Before I went through all that time and expense, I decided to do some research on the net and came across your web site Greattastenopain.com. Thank you Sherry for giving such great, helpful information! I tried your plan and already I feel a lot better!!! The pain in my chest has gone completely and I am getting my full nights sleep!!! The food all tastes great and I don't need to take any more meds! Thank you so very much for helping me to live a normal life! I will continue with your plan and pass it along to my friends!
As a sufferer of spastic colitis I was unfamiliar with what it was I could do. I have had a colonoscopy since then, after waiting in pain for 8 months to be told of my plight. After the procedure the specialist told me it would help if I ate weetbix hifibre with yoghurt. I didn't put much hope in his advice because I had been eating weetbix with psyllium husk for sometime and it made me go ok but didn't get rid of the pain and this doesn't do much either. But since I have been following your advice I have been feeling much better and the pain has reduced dramatically. I can only imagine that as time goes by I will no longer suffer from the debilitating pain that I have had to endure these past months. I have already stopped taking pain killers and am coping quite well with the altered diet, thanks to you.
For the past thirty years, I have suffered with several stomach problems. At one point, I was not able to keep food down and was hospitalized for two weeks while doctors tried to determine the problem. They found that my digestive system was working very slowly and they put me on a medication that I have taken daily for the past thirty years. Within the past few months, I have experienced pain in the left side of my stomach.
A CAT scan revealed that I have gall stones, a hiatal hernia, and diverticulitis. I have been on the "Great Taste No Pain" plan for one week. I have totally discontinued the medication that I have been taking for over thirty years.
The pain in my left side has disappeared. I no longer take the 40 mg of Nexium that I have been taking for the past several months. And, I do believe that I have more energy than I have had for a long time. What I like most about this plan is that there are very few foods that I have to avoid.
I also appreciate the fact that I can eat as much as I want to and never have to go hungry. It doesn't get any better than this. Thanks to you for all your research and for sharing it with others.
I have been using the Great Taste No Pain plan method for 4 days. The pain of my Hiatal Hernia has been reduced by 70% I did not take the medication.
This program is great.
I have a hiatal hernia and the Dr. told me there was nothing that could be done about it; just take Omeprazole for the acid reflux for the rest of my life. The acid reflux got so bad it landed me in the ER 3x in one year. I guess I am allergic to jalapenos and didn't know the food I ate had some. I went to the ER with anxiety, and my blood pressure through the roof, when I don't even have high blood pressure. My throat was full of backed up jalapeno that erupted like a volcano after I fell asleep. I thought I was going to die. I started trying your Pain Free meal plan and found that I lost 5 pounds in 1 1/2 weeks. I am going to stop the Omeprazole and continue to eat the way you teach.
Thanks Sherry, for really caring what people like me go through.
I found your Great Taste No Pain program on the internet on April 18. I had just been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia. I started your program that day, and have continued using the program. I am still learning, but so far I have lost 8 pounds and have stopped taking Protonix, and Kapidex. The food combining is like a miracle. Thank you so much! I am feeling WAY better!
My daughter Tiffany went on the web searching for information about Hiatus Hernia and came across your web site. She decided that she had had enough of seeing her mother sick and on lots of different medications with no results. I have Nephritis of the kidneys and also suffer from Ménière’s Disease and then to be told that I have a hernia as well really upset me. Tiffany ordered your program and I decided what do I have to lose? I might as well give it a go. I have been on the program for 2 weeks and I have no more reflux or burping after meals, I also have lots more energy. I have lost 5kg and I have been sleeping at night which I have not been doing. I would average 3hr at the most at night. I went back to the doctors and my blood pressure was the lowest that it has been for 2 years. He asked me what have I been doing that is different. I told him about your program. Thank you, Sherry! No more Nexium for me. I wish that I had followed this eating plan all my life!
I am living proof that your diet concept of combining the right foods is the winning combination! It is so easy and so fun. There are so many foods that you CAN eat, once you have the concept of what goes with what, and what foods do not go together, then it is a snap. Grocery shopping is much easier! Your program is chock full of ideas for meals and snacks. I lost 7 lbs in 2 weeks! My acid reflux is gone! My hernia remains, but is in a state of repair!
No more bloating, very little gas. My clothes fit better! Soon I will need a smaller size. What I save at the supermarket will buy me some new clothes, in a smaller size of course. My big motivation is my son. Everything happens for a reason, and I believe I was lead to find your website, not by accident but by divine intervention. I call it a gift from above.
On Thanksgiving day my son passed away from esophageal cancer. He was 31. Stage 4 when he was first diagnosed. He was tall, handsome, had beautiful deep blue eyes and was very physically active. He was a type "A" personality, very hyper, anxious and a perfectionist. He ate a lot of red meat and in my opinion drank a little too much. I truly believe his lifestyle brought about his cancer. The tests revealed that his cancer was genetic in nature. I believe that a lot of us have pre-disposing factors, some more than others, but I also strongly believe that good nutrition, exercise, rest and keeping stress down to a minimum, along with a positive attitude can go a long way in the fight against cancer (a good laugh now and then won't hurt!).
I watched my son wither away to skin and bones. He had a tube in his stomach for food. He could not eat anything by mouth. We ate and he did not. How heart breaking is that? He loved to cook and bake, and to try new recipes out on us. That gave him a lot of satisfaction. My son would have given anything to be able to eat normally. So, for my son, and myself, I can follow your life changing plan. You made it so easy. Since my son's death, I have been having major problems with a hiatal hernia. That is what brought me to your web site, and if I go off your plan even in the slightest, my heartburn is back instantly. But as long as I do what you suggest, I have no symptoms what so ever! I am off all antacids and acid reducers. Don't need them! Just as long as I stick to the GTNP guidelines.
Thank you for all he painstaking work you put into GTNP, all the research, reading, and burning the midnight oil. You have helped so many people all around the world. But think of it, if you did not have the problems and the challenges that you did, "GREAT TASTE NO PAIN." may never have come into my life. Yes indeed, good things certainly can come out of not so good circumstances. You truly are an angel. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
By following your program I have lost 13 pounds and have only taken ¾ antacid chewable tablets in 3 months. My blood pressure is below normal and I feel a whole lot better. I want to ‘Thank You’ for putting your program on the internet.
I am so amazed by how easy and simple these first days of "Great Taste No Pain" have been. You and your program have been an absolute miracle to me! I only wished I would have discovered this program a few years earlier. I have struggled with stomach problems and digestive problems all of my life. I thought it was simply genetics because of my father, my aunt, and my sister. My father was hospitalized on numerous occasions for his gallbladder, stomach ulcers, and for diverticulitis. Doctors never came up with a solution except for surgery or antacids. Before he died he was actually taking 1-2 bottles of Mylanta per day! My father got to the point where he just stopped eating altogether because everything upset his stomach. The last time he was hospitalized (2 yrs ago) was two days after we ate at a Mexican food restaurant- -he ended up in a coma in ICU for three weeks. It was discovered that he had several bleeding ulcers and he was septic. He never woke back up and he died at the very young age of 53. I wish I would have known about your program sooner, but I am so grateful to discover it now. I actually found you because I was researching information on hernias and possible surgery for myself. I myself have had trouble with ulcers, and IBS and like I said just always assumed it was a genetic problem. I now understand that the way we eat affects our internal organs so much! Thanks to your program I have not had to take my daily antacid medicine and I am not feeling bloated any longer. I look forward to continuing on with the entire "Great Taste No Pain" system, and living a long and healthy life.