|Hypochlorhydria Screening Quiz|
|Low Stomach Acid Assessment|
all heard about excess stomach acid and heartburn, but what about the
condition at the opposite end of the spectrum, low stomach acid? According to some alternative medicine practitioners, low levels of stomach acid may be involved in indigestion, food
sensitivities, bacterial overgrowth, yeast
infections, weak hair, skin, and nails, and a host of other conditions.
Who gets hypochlorhydria?
From approximately age 35 and on, many people begin to secrete less stomach acid.
Why is stomach acid needed?
Conditions related to hypochlorhydria
Keep in mind that other conditions can also cause these symptoms and that it is important to consult a health professional for a diagnosis.
You can begin the quiz below. A higher score suggests a greater likelihood of hypochlorhydria. Having the signs, symptoms, and lifestyle factors in this hypochlorhydria screening quiz should prompt a discussion with an alternative medicine practitioner to see if further evaluation needs to be done. Be aware that most conventionally-trained doctors may not recognize this condition.
For information on treating hypochlorhydria naturally, this site has all you need to get started.
Disclaimer: The information contained on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for advice, diagnosis or treatment by a licensed physician. It is not meant to cover all possible precautions, drug interactions, circumstances or adverse effects. You should seek prompt medical care for any health issues and consult your doctor before using alternative medicine or making a change to your regimen.