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Deficiency lactase

Deficiency, lactase

lack of the enzyme lactase resulting in failure to digest lactose in milk (lactose intolerance).

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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... intolerant, The negative result only means your daughter produces the lactase enzyme, thus not lactose intolerant, this is not the same thing as ... you need to supplement enzymes that the body produces normally? Enzyme deficiency is rather uncommon, and if there was a lacking enzyme it could ...

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by MichaelXY
Tue Oct 28, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2915110

Allergy questions

... e.g. 'lactose intolerance' is due to limited amounts of the enzyme 'lactase'... so the body has limited ability to break down lactose... I've ... (IgE stuff) but isn't "intolerance" (enzyme deficiency), what is it? I'm guessing that until the cause is fully understood ...

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by aharown07
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Allergy questions
Replies: 18
Views: 18045

Lactoseintolerance- what are its causes and cure???

... (in order to metabolise it) into glucose and galactose is called lactase, and it islocated on the surface of the cells that line the small ... activity of lactase thatprevents the splitting of lactose (lactase deficiency). As far as I know, there are some drugs that can help. You need ...

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by iri_black
Mon Sep 19, 2005 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lactoseintolerance- what are its causes and cure???
Replies: 6
Views: 2553

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