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Digestive Enzymes Without Protease
R digestive enzymes good? Do they actually work with probiotics too? Enzymes such as amylase protease's lipase bromelain cellulase papaya etc. Safe?
Digestive enzymes : are good especially if you lack your own digestive enzymes and there is no long term harm. ...Read more
Health fraud: Giving the pancreatic enzymes that help in pancreatic insufficiency (cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatic scarring) as a cancer treatment is a cynical, cruel fraud. It's often packaged with "detoxification" and coffee enemas. Don't pay money to the people who've tried to deceive you on the thought "what if it did work?". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does taking OTC digestive enzymes with amylase and amyloglucosidase helps with fructose intolerance?
Trypsin: Protease is a general term of any enzyme that breaks down proteins and includes, trypsin, and chymotrypsin. ...Read more
Can you improve your digestive process by taking the quantum supplements HCl and digestive enzymes?
Possibly: Probiotics can generate new "good" bacteria in your gut and digest foods more e3ffectively and may decrease incidence of gerds. It depends what is causing gerds. If you have h. Pylori bacteria inyour stomach, you are more suceptible to gerds and probiotics will not wor. If you have a hiatal hernia , you are more susceptible to gerds and probiotics will not work. ...Read more
I don't think so.: These are two different pathophysiology. You do not need digestive enzyme supplements if you do not have any deficiencies, i.E . Pancreatic deficiency . For acid reflux you need h-2 receptor antagonists, like zantac or tagamet, and/or proton pump inhibitirs like zegrid, nexium, (esomeprazole) Omeprazole etc. ...Read more
Could pancreatic insufficiency be linked with trouble digesting sugars (bc of amylase), or only lipids?
Chronic pancreatitis: Chronic pancreatitis is hallmarked by problems absorbing fats (greasy, floating stools, sometimes gray or chalky). Problems with sugar metabolism come later as more of the pancreas is damaged. Chronic pancreatitis is further characterized less by low amylase production and more with lack of Insulin production and associated problems with glucagon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does tudca (tauroursodeoxycholic acid) work at lowering liver enzymes and reversing liver damage?
TUDCA: Tauroursodeoxycholic acid is an ambiphilic bile acid, the taurine conjugate of ursodeoxycholic acid . Humans have trace amounts of tudca. Bears contain large amounts of tudca in their bile; tudca has been used in ancient asian pharmacopoeias for its supposed beneficial effects. Udca is produced in several countries for the treatment of gallstones and liver cirrhosis. It is not approved by the fda. ...Read more
Which digestive organ releases enzymes to help break down starches, proteins and fats in the small intestines?
Slow eating : Slow eating, fewer calories.Get a more detailed answer ›
Biochemistry enzymes: One induces and other inhibits action of enzyme. Great Wikipedia question. If you have never heard of it always go there first before coming here. ...Read more
No: Heads up -- "pop" remedies are often not what they're supposed to be, and some "holistic chinese herbal remedies" are nasty actually liver poisons. If your liver enzymes are up, your physician may retest you off all rx's and alcohol; if still up, labs for hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's and a few others are in the works; if it's not this, a rx for aerobic fitness may be a life-saver. ...Read more
Yes: They still help, even with acid blockers. ...Read more
Are pancreas elastase stool results affected by pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy, such as Creon? If so, how long to stop Creon before test?
Pancreatic elastase: https://www.gdx.net/core/one-page-test-descriptions/Pancreatic-Elastase-Test-Description.pdf it appears pancreatic elastase is not affected by exogenous pancreatic enzymes replacement. ...Read more
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