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Common Signs and Syptoms of Low Gastric Acidity

  • Bloating, belching, burning, and flatulence immediately after meals
  • Heartburn
  • A sense of fullness after eating
  • Indigestion, diarrhea or constipation
  • Systemic reactions after eating
  • Nausea after taking supplements
  • Rectal itching
  • Weak, peeling, or cracked fingernails
  • Dilated capillaries in the cheeks and nose (in nonalcoholic)
  • Post-adolescent acne
  • Iron deficiency
  • Chronic intestinal infections - parasites, yeast, bacteria
  • Undigested food in stool
  • Gas and bloating shortly after eating (putrefied protein and fermented carbohydrate)
  • Loss of taste for meat (digestive system's inability to deal with heavy protein)
  • Lower bowel gas several hours after eating (putrefied protein in the lower bowel)
  • Bad breath and/or body odor (putrefied protein and fermented carbohydrate in the digestive tract)
  • Food and/or environmental sensitivity (inability to completely break down proteins, resulting in macro-molecular protein absorption across the small intestine barrier)
  • Asthma (asthma is often the result of sensitivity due to macro-molecular protein absorption, i.e. not fully digested proteins).


Diseases possibly associated with HCL deficiency

  • Addison's disease
  • Asthma
  • Coeliac disease
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Diabetis mellitus
  • Eczema
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Graves disease
  • Chronic autoimmune disorders
  • Hepatitis
  • Chronic hives
  • Lupus erythematosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pernicious anemia
  • Psoriasis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rosacea
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Hyper and hypothyroidism
  • Vitiligo


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