Have you been feeling off after eating certain foods? Are common food items such as milk and cheese causing discomfort that is hard to discuss or reveal to others? If this has become a persistent issu…Read More
If you have lactose intolerance it means that you cannot digest foods that contain lactose—the sugar found in milk.
Symptoms of lactose intolerance include:
- Abdominal pain
- Abdominal bloating and tenderness
While lactose intolerance is not a serious digestive disorder, it typically helps to avoid foods with lactose, or take medications to help digest lactose. Your doctor can test to confirm and diagnose your lactose intolerance.
If you do need to avoid lactose, a calcium supplement might be needed.