Gastroenterology/Lactose Intolerance

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Question
Hi!
To just narrow down my question, is it possible to lose the ability to digest lactose if you go off all dairy products for 30 days? I read some people can, and I'm worried if I did, I wouldn't be able to eat dairy anymore.
Thank you!

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Dear, Elizabeth!

Lactose intolerance depends on the lack of the lactase-human enzyme that digests lactose. Lactose is cow milk’s sugar. Mostly, it is the genetic condition, and I have never seen “miracle.”
Let me clear something for you and make you more optimistic.
1.   You can eat butter because it is a fat, not sugar
2.   You can buy non-lactose milk
3.   You can eat goat cheese
4.   You can supplement your body with lactase and probiotics to ease lactose intolerance

Cow milk was introduced in the human diet just 10-15.000 of years ago. It is not the healthiest food in the world, especially when the modern milk filled with hormones and antibiotics. Nobody dies without cow milk, but there are many pieces of evidence that it cause gain weight, diabetes, osteoporosis, forget about “Got milk.”

I wish you healthy and happy life.

Peter Melamed, Ph.D.
Biotherapy Clinic of San Francisco
Phone: (415) 409-3939
Fax: (415) 409-3909
info@biotherapy-clinic.com

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Peter Melamed, PhD

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I can answer all questions about digestive health, especially in focus on the non-drug, non-surgery treatment. It includes healing diet, acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, healing mineral water, abdominal massage, and cleansing techniques. All these practices are widely used by gastroenterologists all over the world.

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This is my everyday job at Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic in San Francisco. I have decades of the experience of working as an MD in ICU, outpatient department and privet practice. I have helped many of my patients with the chronic digestive disorders by using the non-drug, non-knife approach for the 20 years.

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I published many articles on internet about gastrointestinal disorders. 1. Peter Melamed, Ph.D., Felix Melamed, LAc, MSTCM. EBook Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You. Publisher Biotherapy, Inc, September 2014 https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/236176#/longdescr 2. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas. JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2014 Nov 28; 15(6): 552-560 http://pancreas.imedpub.com/chronic-metabolic-acidosis-destroys-pancreas.pdf 3. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Short Review of Our Work - "Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas" with Focus on the Functional Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2015 Jul 08; 16(4):365-368 http://pancreas.imedpub.com/short-review-of-our-work--chronic-metabolic-acidosis-destroys-pancreas-with-focus-on-the-functional-exocrine-pancreatic-disorders.pdf 4. Peter Melamed, PhD, and Felix Melamed, MS. Acidity Kills the Pancreas. Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine. August/September 2015, p. 74-80 http://www.townsendletter.com/AugSept2015/acid0815.html 5. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. The Role of the Metabolic Acidosis in the Development of Chronic Pancreatitis. SM Group (USA) Chronic Pancreatitis: Recent Advances. 2015, Aug 10 http://www.smgebooks.com/chronic-pancreatitis/chapters/CP-15-01.pdf

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MD, Ph.D. in the medical science and also LicAc, RN

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