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What Is The Difference Between Bile Salts Digestive Enzymes
I was told i would not need digestive enzymes/bile salts after gallbladder removal...Why then do naturopaths promote taking them? What is best?
Training: You do not need them. Naturopaths are trained differently and so are thought the you do, though there is no scientific evidence to back that. The gallbadder is like a reservoir only. It only is a storage site. The salts , etc, are still produced and released whether there or not. ...Read more
Have reflux. Don't have gallbladder. Bloated constantly. Digestive enzymes? Will ox bile make reflux worse?
Whaat are digestive enzymes and what does it mean to have low digestive enzymes? What can I do to fix it?
Enzymes are catalyst: Digestive enzymes help with the digestion ; absorption of food and other things, we eat. They are mainly present in the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, etc. Having low enzymes mean having less amounts of enzymes than needed for digestion and absorption. Enzymes are available in the form of pills or capsules. Finding and treating the cause of low enzymes is most important. ...Read more
Don't know of any: Digestive enzymes are vital in the digestion (breaking down) of the large food molecules we eat so that they can be small enough to pass through the GI lining into our blood stream. There are enzymes to break down sugars, proteins and fats primarily. When taken as instructed, there should not be any side-effects to mention. Make sure the ones you are takng do not have allergens such as gluten. ...Read more
Adrenal issue: Reflux has many causes, but often it's related to not producing enough digestive enzymes naturally to digest your food, and this is often linked to adrenal fatigue. You can research more about this on the web. Other causes of reflux can be related to poor dietary habits, excess caffeine or alcohol, yeast overgrowth. ...Read more
If a teenager was given digestive enzymes and ingested the enzymes even though she has no digestive problem, will she be harmed by the enzymes?
Probably not: May cause a little diarrhea but most of it will be excreted in the stool and probably not cause a problem. ...Read more
What happens when a lactose intolerant person has lactose a lot without lactaid digestive enzymes?
Gas,cramps,diarrhea: Lactose will case gas, produced by some bacterial action on the sugar, cramping, and loose stools. The un-absorbed lactose acts as an osmotic agent and pulls water into the stool. It also produces a somewhat acidic stool that will produce a chemical burn on exiting the body. ...Read more
Does taking OTC digestive enzymes with amylase and amyloglucosidase helps with fructose intolerance?
Why does my acid reflux come back when i stop taking digestive enzymes ? Been taking them for a month, should I continue ?
What's in the pills?: Please read the label on your digestive enzymes for their contents. If they contain an acid blocker component, you've got your answer (stopping the pill allows acid production to resume). If not, your presumption of "acid reflux" may be wrong and evaluation is in order. Be well--. ...Read more
For people who produce no HCL or digestive enzymes due to surgery etc etc, what med or intervention is used to digest food?
Depends: Digestion will normally occur even in the presence of antacid therapy. If there is a loss of pancreatic enzymes, then enzyme tablets can be given to take with meals. If there is loss of bile or gall bladder dysfunction, then reducing fat in the diet may also help aid digestion. ...Read more
I take GNC Ultra Mega Green Vegetarian vitapak & GNC Ultra Probiotic Complex & they both have the same digestive enzymes, safe to take a sizable amt?
Digestive enzymes : ok to takeGet a more detailed answer ›
Want to know what is the real cause of my body odor and what can I do to stop it was told that digestive enzymes after meal would help with the odor.
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. It is difficult to find the reason why because I do not have your medical records nor do I know your lifestyle, so it is best to see a doctor for this so they can find the underlying cause. ...Read more
Good nutrition : The digestive enzymes may help you with food absorption but are broken down by your intestinal lining before they enter your bloodstream in significant quantities ( though some are present in the blood in low levels in healthy adults (high levels could indicate a medical condition)). Your baby's brain will thank you for the dha. Thank you for breast feeding your baby! ...Read more
Digestion: It would be unusual for your body not to be able to digest all three of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. What makes you think that you are not able to digest them? Have you had any test that showed that? If you have, I would be happy to help you with your dietary issues. Just find me on HealthTap Concierge and have your test results handy to upload. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: They still help, even with acid blockers. ...Read more
I am sorry : I couldn't find u information , but may be it is better to discuss this with u pcp since he knows u condition. ...Read more
There are some: digestive enzymes which are not pancreatic enzymes. ...Read more
Is it harmful to ingest digestive enzymes if there is no need for me to ingest digestive enzymes?
If you don't need them probably not. Things like Bromelain and Papain do absorb into your body but are not harmful.
However primitive man got along without them ...Read more
What are the natural sources of digestive enzymes, i ve no appetite or very low one since a long time, cd this be due enzyme deficiency?
COULD BE: There are myriad reasons for poor appetite. This would be at least a 2 hour visit investigating clues, symptoms, etc.. I see you have respiratory problems. Do you smoke? That's a big one. You are young, and sound like you have sxs of anxiety, which in and of itself is classic for loss of appetite. See a good, comprehensive doctor and ask questions, go through all your symptoms, how long, etc. ...Read more
I had my GB removed & now I get full really easy. should i take digestive enzymes. I only weight 97ibs so I need to eat. I lost weight due to GB.
The Gallbladder is:
a STORAGE organ...youare still making the same amount of digestive enzymes you were making before your surgery expect until the blie ducts enlarge enough to STORE these enzymes they may not be released TIMED proper;y to your meals! TRY EATING SMALLER AMOUNTS MORE FREQUENTLY and be patient ..things should improve over the next few months...if not speak with your PCP or GI specialist
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