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Digestive enzymes and stomach pain/cramps

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by knackers323, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. knackers323

    knackers323 Senior Member

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    Anyone had this effect from digestive enzymes and/or know the cause of them?

    I've heard some people say its a good thing eg. Killing candida etc.

    Others say its negative eg. Damaging the stomach lining etc.any ideas?
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    Thinktank Senior Member

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    If digestive enzymes give you pain and cramps then that's a sure sign of inflammation. You might have mild intestinal inflammation / gastritis without knowing it.
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    I've had reactions to some brands, and others not. I think it depends on the formula.
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    Plum Senior Member

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    What's in it? If you have any inflammation I personally wouldn't touch betaine HCl but would stick to pancreas glandular and try bromelain and/or papaya.
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    Ayaju Senior Member

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    I have good results from Mercola Probiotics, and Mercola Digestive Enzymes.
  6. Beyond

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    Nah, no candida killing with digestive enzymes. IMO you have intestinal inflammation and those enzymes aren´t helping, and thus the pain. I have taken digestive enzymes from NOW and Dr Best and they can increase intestinal inflammation, but in my case only if taken with every meal and only slightly.
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