Dairy Products are full of vital nutrients such as calcium and proteins. Sadly, about 65 percent of the human population gets lactose intolerant after the age of 3. Giving up on dairy is more than avoiding cheese from your hamburger and ice creams from brownies. It’s requisite to completely abstain from the consumption of dairy products. Due to this, people lose out on the nutrition. But, alternatives are always there to maintain nutrition and proper treatment can treat this condition. People resort to allopathic treatment to get a super quick relief but unfortunately, there’s no permanent cure of lactose intolerance in allopathy so it reoccurs.
Lactose is the sugar found in milk and many dairy products. Our body produces an enzyme called lactase to break down the sugar in dairy products(lactose) for absorption. People with deficiency of lactase are not able to digest the lactose present in dairy products. This makes them intolerant to dairy products. It is characterised by digestive problems such as bloating, gas, stomach aches, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.
Upon consumption of dairy products, the patient may experience some of the following symptoms.
Lactose is present in milk and all the other enlisted products which are prepared from milk.
Milk and other dairy products are rich sources of calcium, protein and vitamins which are requisite for the development of strong and healthy bones. If you’re lactose intolerant, then you have to abstain from the consumption of dairy products. Often, people get relief by avoiding dairy products so they do not seek a proper treatment and completely stop its consumption. Untreated lactose intolerance and low consumption of alternatives of dairy products can cause the following complications:
It is a condition in which you have a very low bone-mineral density due to lack of vitamins and minerals. It can furthermore aggravate and lead to Osteoporosis.
It is a condition when your bones become weak and brittle that you are prone to fractures due to breakage.
Proper treatment along with consumption of substitutes of dairy products is essential to maintain the nutrition level. If you do not follow this, then you’ll be devoid of nutrients and get malnourished. Likewise, your wounds would take longer to heal and you may feel tired, depressed or fatigued most of the time.
According to Ayurveda, lactose intolerance is a hypersensitive reaction towards dairy products leading to discomfort or in extreme case leading to shock which can be life threatening. A person is lactose intolerant if one or more of their doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) may be aggravated. If you have an imbalance of one of these doshas, Ayurveda recommends to abstain from the consumption of dairy products and improve your lifestyle habits.
Listed below are certain hacks for lactose intolerant patients.
Ayurvedic Doctors at Arogyam have prepared a special formulation for lactose intolerant patients known as “Arogyam DFA”. It is a combination of rare herbs in a specific ratio according to our research work and ancient texts. You can get this special formulation at your doorstep followed by a free weekly consultation by our Allergy Experts.
Ayurvedic Medicine for Lactose Intolerance
Arogyam DFA (Granular powder)
Ingredients: Chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica), Haridra(Curcuma longa),Kalmegh Churan(Andrographis paniculata),Bhumi Amla(Phyllanthus niruri), Pippali(Piper longum), Agnitundi Vati, Sitopaladi churna, Mandur bhasma(Ferric Oxide Calx), Praval Pishti(Coral Calcium), Shankha bhasma and Kapardak Bhasma.