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Does obesity make lactose intolerance worse?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: If overeating dairy!

Skinny people, normal people, and obese people all can be lactose intolerant.
The great majority of the world's population becomes lactose intolerant with age, because people produce less and less lactase enzyme and will not be able to digest milk sugar. Taking lactase (lactaid tablets) can help a lot. We humans are the only mammals who keep drinking milk after weaning off the breast.

In brief: If overeating dairy!

Skinny people, normal people, and obese people all can be lactose intolerant.
The great majority of the world's population becomes lactose intolerant with age, because people produce less and less lactase enzyme and will not be able to digest milk sugar. Taking lactase (lactaid tablets) can help a lot. We humans are the only mammals who keep drinking milk after weaning off the breast.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Digestion issues

Lactose intolerance is due to inability to digest milk, and obesity is also associated with hidden food allergy, they both co-exsist.
Take digestive enzymes before meals, glutamine to heal the gut mucosa and use medications ie supplements to support pancreas which will help both issues.

In brief: Digestion issues

Lactose intolerance is due to inability to digest milk, and obesity is also associated with hidden food allergy, they both co-exsist.
Take digestive enzymes before meals, glutamine to heal the gut mucosa and use medications ie supplements to support pancreas which will help both issues.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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