Possible Causes for Lactose Intolerance in USA

  • Galactosemia
    Lactose Intolerance

    Galactosemia is sometimes confused with lactose intolerance, but galactosemia is a more serious condition. … Lactose intolerant individuals have an acquired or inherited shortage of the enzyme lactase, and experience abdominal pains after ingesting dairy products, but no long-term … [1]

  • Celiac Disease
    Lactose Intolerance Wheat Intolerance

    As the bowel becomes more damaged, a degree of lactose intolerance may develop. … Lactose intolerance may be present due to the decreased bowel surface and reduced production of lactase but typically resolves once the condition is treated. … intolerance, fructose, sucrose, and sorbitol malabsorption, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, and microscopic colitis, among others.[2]

  • Food Allergy
    Lactose Intolerance Wheat Intolerance

    Important differential diagnoses are: Lactose intolerance generally develops later in life, but can present in young patients in severe cases.[3]

  • Hereditary Disease
    Lactose Intolerance
  • Disaccharidase Deficiency
    Sucrose Intolerance Lactose Intolerance
  • Cystic Fibrosis
    Heat Intolerance

    In this hypothesis, carriers of a single mutant CFTR had some protection from diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance, prior to the appearance of the mutations that created … [4]

  • Polycythemia Vera
    Heat Intolerance

    Polycythemia vera is a rare chronic myeloproliferative disorder. An increase in red cell mass is the primary feature of polycythemia vera. Bone marrow analysis, however, shows a proliferation of all three myeloid lines: erythrocytes, granulocytes and platelets. The onset of polycythemia vera is often insidious. Early…[5]

  • Menopause
    Heat Intolerance
  • Morbid Obesity
    Heat Intolerance

    Morbid obesity or clinically severe obesity is a condition characterized by body mass index (BMI) over 40 kg/m2, and involves serious health consequences. Morbid obesity is associated with a number of comorbidities that enhance the risk of mortality. Weight problems with symptoms of associated complications are the…[6]

  • Belladonna Tincture
    Heat Intolerance

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance (lactase deficiency, hypolactasia) is the inability or insufficient ability to digest lactose due to low levels of lactase. Abdominal bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea and flatulence are common symptoms.

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  1. Galactosemia, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  2. Coeliac disease, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Food allergy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Cystic fibrosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Polycythemia Vera, Symptoma
  6. Morbid Obesity, Symptoma