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Whey Intolerance Symptoms
I can eat milk, cheeses, and Greek yogurt. However, cream upsets my stomach & gives me cold like symptoms. Could this be a whey or casein intolerance?
Intolerance: Whey and/or casein may be the problem. Please stop taking them for a week or two. If things don't change please see your doctor. If things do change for the better don't take any more whey or casein. ...Read more
I'm lactose intolerant. If a whey protein shake is bothering, there's probably lactose in it right? Is it possible to be unable to digest whey?
Could have whey or..: Whey protein generally contains small amounts of whey;most with lactose intolerance tolerate it but some can't;some whey powders are more pure ; have minimal whey so you may tolerate a different brand. You might also have an allergy to lactalbumin, the protein in whey, in which case it won't matter if it has lactose or not-see www. Naturalnews. Com/035233_whey_protein_lactose_intolerance_powder. Html#. ...Read more
How do you feed a child that is lactose intolerant? Do foods without milk but with whey or casein cause problems?
Avoid lactose: The sugar in human and bovine (cow) milk is lactose and u avoid symptoms by avoiding lactose. Cheddar cheese, a bovine milk product has minimal lactose left in it after the transition to cheese. Other lactose free products like soy milk are available. A lactose intolerant kid can usually tolerate milk with added lactose enzyme that is sold under various names like "lactaid". ...Read more
I would think so: Just B sure 2 read the label well 2 make sure that it contains no egg products. ...Read more
I've seen a GI and I am diagnose as lactose intolerant. Now I noticed I can't digest whey powder or hot dogs. Am I suffering from ibs?
You may be suffering from a sensitivity to certain components of food, or food intolerance. Food intolerance can mean different things: for example, in the case of lactose intolerance, it stems from the absence of the enzyme lactase, which breaks down lactose. Food intolerance can also be due to IBS, sensitivity to food additives, stress, or altered gut bacteria. ...Read more
My 3 yo son is lactose intolerant. It it ok to give him dairy free whey protein powder in his lactaid?
Probably: Should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
I always drink plenty of milk, yogurt, whey, and cheese. But lately when I drink milk on empty stomach, I get gas and kinda bloated. Am I intolerant?
Possibly: If this continues and is consistent with milk and milk products it is possible you have become lactose intolerant (not unusual at your age). Try lactaid milk to see if symptoms improve. If symptoms with other foods or not better with Lactaid milk and if losing weight then consider other conditions like celiac disease ...Read more
As far as I know.. .: ...The ingredients must B on the label. Read carefully & those ingredients U don't understand Google, or ask Ur PCP or a dietitian. ...Read more
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL (ELIMINATE WHEY IF IT FLARES YOUR SX) ...Read more
Moderation!!: Whey protein itself is not harmful, but as with most things too much of a good thing is bad. 1 gram per pound of body weight divided between your meals is the most I suggest taking and only in combination with a well rounded diet including carbs and fats from fresh veggies, fruits, fish, nuts, etc. ...Read more
Most economical: There's no reason to spend more for stuff that somebody's sprinkled with vitamins. ...Read more
Proetein helps: Protein and glucagon are needed by muscles to grow. However, there are much healthier sources of protein than whey powder such as egg whites, nuts, beans, lentils and wild fish like salmon and sardines. Stick to the foods and avoid the whey from a factory. Some doctors think whey may contribute to cancer and auto-immune diseases like multiple sclerosis. ...Read more
It isn't the way!: Whey protein is like all protein, which when metabolized can acidify the urine and less so the blood. All protein can do this, to some extent. However, the ability to use free fatty acids is enhanced in a slighly acidic fluid. This is not a health issue, unless you are in renal failure or have renal tubular acidosis. ...Read more
Hard to say: A realistic answer would require previous medical history, when/how this came on, any previous treatments, findings of an exam and testing if needed. We can help more if you give us more to work with. You are welcome to start over. Your questions are not linked and we cannot see anything you upload. It may be best for you just to have her seen by her doc. ...Read more
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