acidity of the stomach


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acidity of the stomach

The lowered pH of the gastric contents, due to hydrogen ion release by parietal cells.
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The experiment also established that NEC fungal digestive enzymes do survive the acidity of the stomach and work in the small intestine.
Some studies suggest that the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of devil's claw are diminished by the acidity of the stomach. To counteract this potential problem, take the herb between meals when stomach acid activity is at its lowest or look for enteric-coated preparations.
Now we have effective medicines which neutralise or reduce the acidity of the stomach's juices and most people can eat and do what they like.