Symptoms, conditions and causes

What are the signs of digestive enzyme deficiency?

There are five pieces to this puzzle, and we’re going to break down each one.

1. The stomach

Top symptoms of a deficiency in stomach enzymes:

• Indigestion

• Gas The best natural remedy:

• Betaine hydrochloride

2. The pancreas

Top symptoms of a deficiency in pancreatic enzymes:

• Problems digesting fat

• Bloating

• Abdominal pain

• Deficiencies in fat-soluble vitamins

The best natural remedies:


• A supplement containing pancreatic enzymes

• Betaine hydrochloride

• Ox bile

3. The gallbladder

• Does not produce enzymes but contributes to enzymes and supports the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients

Top symptoms of a deficiency in bile:

• Bloating

• Belching

• Burping

• Deficiencies in fat-soluble nutrients

• Pain in the right shoulder or neck

• Fullness under the right rib cage

4. The small intestine

Top symptom of a deficiency in enzymes from the small intestine:

• SIBO The best natural remedies:

• Betaine hydrochloride

• Ox bile

• The carnivore diet

• Intermittent fasting

• Garlic

5. The large intestine

• Does not produce enzymes, but the microbes in the large intestine do produce enzymes that support digestion

Top symptoms of a deficiency in these microbes:

• Diarrhea

• Constipation

• Fatty stool Natural remedies:

• Leafy greens

• Probiotics

• Fermented foods

Last updated: Oct 30, 2023 14:47 PM