Health Tip: Can't Stomach Dairy?
(HealthDay News) -- Lactose intolerance occurs when the body
can't digest lactose, a sugar found in dairy products.
The U.S National Library of Medicine mentions these common
reasons for lactose intolerance:
- The small intestine doesn't produce enough of the enzyme
- Premature birth.
- Bowel surgery.
- A bacterial or viral infection in the small intestine.
- An intestinal disease, such as celiac sprue.
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