- 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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