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If there is any way to lower the amylase levels secreated from salivary glands ?

Hi I was wondering if there is any way to lower the amylase levels secreated from salivary glands . Wondering how to lower ones amylase serum levels in glands
Thu, 5 May 2011
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amylase is digestive enzymes needed for normal digestion of starch in food
there is no need to lower the amylase levels in salivary glands
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