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Dr. Susan Rhoads
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Need doctor's help! will okra pepsin e cause diarrhea?

Need doctor's help! will okra pepsin e cause diarrhea?

Stop it.: There is no good research that I can find that says this even works! Since there is no unbiased information about the product, then info on side effects will also likely be biased. Stop it. If your diarrhea does not improved, see your doc. Eat okra, the vegetable, instead of a pill, instead. It's high in fiber and has other good things in it. ...Read more

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Which foods helps pepsin production in the stomack ? Is there foods contains pepsin directly?

Which foods helps pepsin production in the stomack ? Is there foods contains pepsin directly?

Pepsin: Pepsin is produced in the stomach in response to protein intake in food. The pesin is a digestive enzyme that the stomach produces in order to digest protein foods. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Charles Cattano
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So theoretically - if you did not eat any protein - then surely the pepsin would not be activated?

So theoretically - if you did not eat any protein - then surely the pepsin would not be activated?

Wrong, sorry...: Pepsinogen (the pro-enzyme of pepsin) is activated at a ph of less than 4 largely due to the action of stomach acid. Beside, a diet devoid of protein is a very unhealthy diet indeed. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Fried
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How does pepsin breakdown proteins?

How does pepsin breakdown proteins?

Amino acid links: Pepsin is an enzyme whose zymogen (pepsinogen) is released by the chief cells in the stomach and that degrades food proteins into peptides. Pepsin is most efficient in cleaving peptide bonds between hydrophobic and preferably aromatic Amino Acids such as phenylalanine, tryptophan, and tyrosine. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Fried
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What foods does pepsin breakdown in the small intestine?

What foods does pepsin breakdown in the small intestine?

None: Pepsin, the powerful enzyme in gastric juice that digests proteins such as those in meat, eggs, seeds, or dairy products in the stomach. Once in the small intestine, the ph is higher rendering pepsin inactive in further digestion of proteins. Absorption of proteins occurs primarily in the small intestine. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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What drug(s) would be useful to take for non-acidic laryngopharyngeal reflux to inhibit pepsin ?

What drug(s) would be useful to take for non-acidic laryngopharyngeal reflux to inhibit pepsin ?

PPIs;H2blockers: Proton pump inhibiters like omeprazole, nexium, Prevacid or dexelent by itself or in combination with h2 blockers like ranatadine; Reglan will relieve the symptoms of non acid laryngopharyngeal reflux.Robinul forte can also be used as it cuts down the pepsin secretion to some extent. Along with that life style modifications, elevating the head end of bed avoidfoods like dairy, wheat;eggs, wt loss. ...Read more

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Dr. William Culviner
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A rapid spit test found pepsin in my saliva (35ng/ml). This is meant to be low, but should I be worried? Is some extraesophageal reflux normal?

A rapid spit test found pepsin in my saliva  (35ng/ml). This is meant to be low, but should I be worried? Is some extraesophageal reflux normal?

Some is normal: It is believed that everyone has some extra esophageal reflux. It is only a problem when it starts causing symptoms like phlegm in the throat, throat clearing, difficulty swallowing, lump in the throat sensation, hoarseness, and sore throat to name some of the common symptoms. ...Read more

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