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Quickly Relieved Lactose Intolerance Reaction

Author: Tara N.
Date: 04-24-2014
Views: 4,576
Word Count: 204
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9618-OR

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I am lactose intolerant. If I have dairy without taking Lactaid, I go through a 4-hour process of waves of stomach cramps, chills, diarrhea, and often vomiting.

When I was traveling on a ski holiday, I must have accidentally had a bit of dairy at a cafe at the top of the mountain. Within 30 minutes the stomach cramping started. And by the time I made it back to the condo, the cramps had gotten worse, and the diarrhea was kicking in.

Since I was away from home, I didn't have anything like Tums or other antidotes, so out of desperation I put a drop of Peppermint directly on my tongue. Then I diluted 2 drops of Peppermint in 8 drops of almond oil and rubbed it on my stomach.

Within 10 minutes, my symptoms decreased by 80%! I was so relieved that I fell asleep for 15 minutes. When I woke up, my symptoms were down slightly.

I did another round of dropping the oil on my tongue and rubbing it on my tummy, and within the next hour or so I was totally back to normal. What a relief to know that I have an emergency protocol if I ever run into trouble again.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: lactase, hypolactasia.

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