hydrocholoric acid (HCL) with pepsin to see how you respond. If you respond with heartburn and lots of discomfort, than this is likely not the problem for you. If it makes you feel better, then there is a good possibility that low stomach acid could be your culprit. If you do feel discomfort after the trial supplementation, you can take a bit of baking soda mixed with water to neutralize the acidity. Please consult your healthcare provider before trying this and remember that what I am sharing here is based on my personal experience and is not meant to be or replace medical advice.
- Puristat has a nice list of symptoms, associated diseases, & testing and treatment info
- Nutrition with Sonya blog discusses another version of the self-test for low stomach acid
- Body Ecology lists symptoms of low stomach acid and suggesting for restoring balance
- Holistic Health takes a thorough look at low stomach acid