Apart from the practical implications of having to deal with the deprivation in your diet, the milk allergy symptoms can be very uncomfortable. This article looks at some of the coping mechanisms that are used to deal with a condition that is becoming more common.

There is a slight difference between lactose intolerance and a full blown milk allergy although the symptoms can be very similar. Although dairy products have a high nutritional value, they can also be responsible for causing a number of dangerous conditions. Symptoms will normally arise when there is inflammation of skin or tissue. Further this condition can interfere with the rate and effectiveness of nutrient absorption processes. Thus you may find that the patient also suffers from osteoporosis, anemia and chronic fatigue symptom.
Signs and symptoms: The sporadic nature of the milk allergy symptoms can complicate the diagnosis further. You will find that younger children develop unusual ear infections. This can be accompanied by constipation, heartburn and even sinusitis. In some cases the patient will develop the irritable bowel syndrome which is characterized by bouts of diarrhea. Abdominal pain may also combine with acne to create a very low quality of life. They may develop mental health problems such as ADHD and ADD. It is common for suffers to have arthritis and canker sores. Chronic fibromyalgia will be accompanied by headache and iron deficiencies. A poor immune system and stunted growth can also be effects of the condition.
Lactose intolerance: In this situation the person will have an enzyme deficiency which affects the way in which they absorb milk nutrients into their bloodstream. Therefore the body will react adversely whenever they consume dairy products in order to prevent the problems that are associated with absorption. Genetics play an important role in the development of both milk allergies and lactose intolerance. The reaction can arise even when you consume the food once or twice a week. In other situations there will be a delayed reaction before the patient is able to make the right connection between their feeding habits and the onset of the symptoms.
The diet: You will need to watch what you eat. That means that you keep away from cow mil as well as cheese. There will be no butter and yoghurt for you. Ice cream may help in fighting yeast infections but it can still increase your chances of a reaction if you already have an allergic condition. The active bacterium is known as lactalbumin. It has been found in processes foods even where they are not properly labeled. Do not assume that low fat milk will give you any form of protection.

In writing this article reference has been made to treatment for NoniHerbal.com