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Can being lactose intolerant cause anxiety?

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Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology
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In brief: Not that we know of

There are no known connections between lactose intolerance and anxiety.
However, you should make sure that your symptoms are actually due to lactose intolerance and not related to "irritable bowel syndrome." ibs is an anxiety-related condition that causes abdominal symptoms. The symptoms never wake people up at night, which is a diagnostic clue.

In brief: Not that we know of

There are no known connections between lactose intolerance and anxiety.
However, you should make sure that your symptoms are actually due to lactose intolerance and not related to "irritable bowel syndrome." ibs is an anxiety-related condition that causes abdominal symptoms. The symptoms never wake people up at night, which is a diagnostic clue.
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