Low Stomach Acid



Hypochlorhydria and achlorhydria is where the stomach does not produce enough acid to breakdown your food and pull out the nutrients the body needs.

Symptoms can be diarrhea, anemia, weight loss, abdominal discomfort or bloating and reflux. Deficiencies in nutrients can cause limb weakness, memory or mood changes, numbness and tingling in the limbs.

On of the best things you can do is chew your food thoroughly more than you would usually as this helps signal your stomach that food is on its way.

Multivitamins & B Vitamins as the body cannot take all the nutrients it may need it is worth while have a bit extra.

Probiotics help increase the good bacteria as the bad bacteria builds up with this condition. Bananas are a good boost for probiotics.

Ginger Tea, stimulates the digestive system and helps with bloating.

Peppermint in coated capsule form is good for the digestion.

Digestive enzymes can be taken to encourage the digestion.

Diet
Try to eat more healthy by avoiding fatty and sugary foods, Try to eat more fruit and vegetables and foods rich in fibre.

Exercise.
When you exercise the body's circulation increases and not only will it help the digestion you will feel better as the brain gets stimulated with mood enhancing properties.


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