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Being Lactose Intolerant: Is it Really a Challenge? Is Lactose Intolerance a Milk Allergy? Lactase Deficiency – A Syndrome Not to Be Ignored
 

Being Lactose Intolerant: Is it Really a Challenge?

Lactose Intolerant Being lactose intolerant can sometimes be awful and frightening. Yes, this is common syndrome experienced by millions of people around the world. But still, it is a condition felt by individuals that can be very disheartening. Lactose intolerant individuals experience all sorts of symptoms when particular foods with certain chemical substance are ingested. […]

Is Lactose Intolerance a Milk Allergy?

Lactose Intolerance Is milk allergy the same with lactose intolerance? Most people would answer yes if asked this question. Milk allergy is definitely different from lactose intolerance or lactase deficiency. This article will try to help you distinguish these two different syndromes from each other. Many people around the world may have problems regarding these […]

Lactase Deficiency – A Syndrome Not to Be Ignored

Lactase Deficiency People may not be aware of what lactase is. Lactose intolerance is something a lot of people around the world are suffering from. It is a deficiency resulting from the inability of the body to absorb and process a specific form of sugar called lactose. Lactose intolerance is also called lactase deficiency. From […]

Part 9. Things just aren’t right.

The pain in my ribcage and lower back did go away – but always returned, although never as bad as that one time. Another item I didn’t mention is that I drink a LOT of water each day. So much water in fact, that every physical I have had in the past 20 years included […]

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Part 8. Unexplained Pain

I began having regular bouts with pain under my ribcage, on the left side, and migrated into my back. Supposedly pain in this area indicated liver or kidney disorders so I broke down and went to the doctor, hoping that I would not be taking more pills! After asking a few questions, listening to my […]

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Part 7. The “Excessive Wind” of a fart.

Gas. “Excessive Wind”. “Air in the stomach”. Flatulence – who created such a “nice” word. No matter what, it is a FART. You might like “breaking wind” or “tooting”, but even the youngest of readers have probably seen the video clip from America’s Funniest Home Videos, in which the 8 year old ballerina “expels gas” […]

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Part 6. Upset Stomach and Heartburn

There were nights when I would have heartburn, indigestion, and a burning in my stomach so bad that I would get out of bed and sit in a chair. Just like the stomach noises, laying flat made it worse. It wasn’t tied to spice – or a particular type of food. Burger King could cause […]

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Part 5. The Symptoms Begin

The Symptoms Begin, but I didn’t realize it was all part of a big puzzle. It was a puzzle that would turn out to be so unique, it could have been a scripted episode of TV’s “Dr House”. Just like most people, I have stomach “gurgling” and regular stomach grumbles. In my case, it was […]

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Part 4. What I didn’t tell the doctors.

Along with my new coffee machine, and local coffee, I purchased whole milk, vanilla syrup and Splenda. Every morning for the next 6 months, I fixed myself a HUGE vanilla latte. My mug was actually a “soup mug” so you can guess how large it was. First, in case you don’t know, a “Latte” is […]

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Part 3. My Weight and General Health – Mid 2011

At this point in my story, we are in October 2011, and my weight is averaging 65k (143-145#), just like I did since I was 15 and began tracking my weight. And so far, I am still feeling fine – every day was just like the day before – energy, appetite, etc., was ok. I’m […]

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Part 2. Fast Forward to Middle of 2011

I’m living in Asia full time and getting my fill of spicy Thai food. I grew up in Tobasco and Red Pepper territory in the US, so I always craved foods that had a hot, spicy flavor. My wife cooks 2 meals per day and I was eating flavorful foods daily until I was satiated. […]

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Part 1. My First Experience with Lactose Intolerance, about 1997 through 2011.

Many years ago, I experienced gas and upset stomach after consuming large amounts of dairy products. After discussing it with my mother, she informed me that I must be Lactose Intolerant, as she was also. “What did that mean”, I asked. People with lactose intolerance can’t digest lactose, a sugar in milk. The lactose (that […]

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How to Deal with Lactose Intolerance Symptoms

Lactose Intolerance Lactose intolerance symptoms can be very common among individuals. People may have it and still do not know that they are already experiencing it. First of all, understanding what lactose intolerance is something very crucial. Is it an allergy? Is it a disease? Why do people suffer from it? These are just a […]

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