Lactose Intolerance

Also indexed as:Milk (Lactose Intolerance)
Sour stomach? Could be lactose. Take it easy on your stomach by learning more about this commons condition and how you easily find dairy alternatives. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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Sour stomach? Could be lactose. Take it easy on your stomach by learning more about this commons condition and how you easily find dairy alternatives. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Try lactase

    Take over-the-counter products containing lactase enzyme when consuming foods containing lactose

  • Check out calcium

    Take a calcium supplement providing 500 to 1,000 mg per day regularly if you avoid dairy products

  • Choose dairy products wisely

    Try using reduced-lactose milk or yogurt to see if you can tolerate them

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