You’ve probably seen digestive enzymes while strolling the aisles of your local drugstore. Maybe you’ve even wondered if you should be taking them or if they’d benefit you. When you’re experiencing gut health issues like gas, bloating, cramping, or diarrhea, it can be tempting to grab whatever is on the shelf and hope it will make your symptoms go away.
Digestive enzymes are very useful for treating true enzyme deficiencies. But how do you know if you’re deficient or if this is the right treatment for you? Well, let’s dive into the science behind digestive enzymes and how to know if they’re right for treating your symptoms.