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A 27-year-old male asked:

Have not drinked milk for a long time. eaten food with a lot of milk in the last couple of days. right after : fatigue, depressed and itching. idea?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Julia Irwin
Psychiatry 27 years experience
enzymes: Eating a meal and drinking milk can cause an increase in circulating serotonin and tryptophan. These chemicals can make one want to take a nap. The itching may be related to food allergy to either the meal or perhaps the milk. Taking a siesta (nap) can help restore the body and get back to full functioning.
Dr. Craig Westin
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Intolerant: You could be lactose intolerant or sensitive. Depression and anxiety have often been associated with food allergies and sensitivities. Please go have this checked by a physician.
Last updated May 4, 2014

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