Lactose intolerance is the indigestibility of milk sugar (lactose) in milk and milk products. Fault at it is the reduced or absent produce of the enzyme lactase, that's why the milk sugar can not be splitted and then converted into various gases. This leads to physical symptoms such as feeling of fullness, nausea, vomiting abdominal pain, bloating and diarrhea. Some times also depressions, nervousness, headache and growing pains, break out in sweats, dizziness, concentration, sleep disorders and acne are the aftermath. Worldwide approximately 75 % of the people suffer from a lactose intolerance.
Reasons and symptoms
There are many various reasons why people have lactose intolerance:
- Diseases of the digestive tract
- Gluten intolerance
- Pathological changes of the lymph nodes
- Chronic alcohol abuse
There is a method to test if a person is lactose intolerant. It is necessary to do the diet test:
You should not consume milk or dairy products a few days. Then you have to drink one glass of water with approx 100 grams of dissolved lactose. Have the symptoms improved during the diet and do they come back immediately after the consume of lactose, then you are definitely lactose intolerant.
If you are lactose intolerant you should choose products, which are milk-sugar free, for example instead of cow milk you can take oat milk or soya milk. Furthermore many supermarkets offer lactose-free products, such as cheese, yogurt, cream, curd cheese, and so on. The convenient solution is taking Lactosolv, which is available in our online shop. The dietary grocery Lactosolv supports the intestine at the splitting of lactose, relieve the digestion of milk and dairy products and relieve the reduction of lactose. Lactosolv contains noncommitted lactase and is free of gluten and histamine. The capsules are available online and in pharmacies in packs of 30 pieces as a pharmaceutical product.