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Last Updated: 07 May 2022
patient and doctor talking about lactose intolerance "patient and doctor talking about lactose intolerance", by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. Illustration of a patient and doctor talking....

It takes place when your body does not have enough lactase, which is an enzyme produced in the small intestinal tract. After eating dairy items having lactose, people with lactose intolerance begin to develop stomach aches and looseness of the bowels. Weakening of bones has been called a childhood disease with aging effects since building healthy and balanced bones in youth aids stop weakening of bones and cracks later in life. One of the primary risk variables for developing weakening of bones is not getting adequate calcium in your diet plan. Because dairy products are a major resource of calcium, you might think that people with lactose intolerance who prevent dairy items can be at increased risk for osteoporosis. Nevertheless, research exploring the role of lactose intolerance in calcium consumption and bone health and wellness has created conflicting outcomes. Some research studies have found that people with lactose intolerance go to higher risk for low bone density, yet other research studies have not.

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