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Lactose Intolerance

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Poop Man Bob, Nov 4, 2001.

  1. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Nov 16, 2000 Messages: 10,259 Likes Received: 18
    After being sick for about 5 months, I have recently figured out the problem - I'm apparently lactose intolerant. No dairy products whatsoever.

    Anyone else suffer the same trouble? If so, what do you do? Is there meds you can take daily/before you eat dairy? Or have you had to completely reconfigure your diet?

    Thanks.
     
  2. inkjunkie34

    inkjunkie34 Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 9, 2001 Messages: 1,614 Likes Received: 0
    how the fuck are you supposed eat oreos
     
  3. shameless self promotion

    shameless self promotion 12oz Legend

    Joined: Mar 7, 2001 Messages: 16,306 Likes Received: 104
    yaaahoooo, that makes two of us...but seriously, i dont drink alot of milk products or anything like that, so im fine, its not as bad as what your describing though..
     
  4. intercity

    intercity Member

    Joined: May 15, 2000 Messages: 559 Likes Received: 0
    dairy ease time.
     
  5. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Nov 16, 2000 Messages: 10,259 Likes Received: 18
    Over the summer, I was really bad - lost about 15 pounds, lowering my weight to about 140 lbs. And I'm 6'1". I was literally shitting 10 times a day. Blech. A series of MRIs, colonoscopys (camera up the butt) and Upper GIs (camera down the throat) all revealed nothing.

    But when I don't eat dairy for a week, I'm much better. I'm still not sure, considering it's only been 6 days that I haven't eaten dairy ... but no more mass poopies!





    Not that you asked for that info; just thought I'd share.

    ;)
     
  6. BoB.1

    BoB.1 New Jack

    Joined: Oct 25, 2001 Messages: 30 Likes Received: 0
    Uh...I like milk.
     
  7. footsoldier

    footsoldier Senior Member

    Joined: May 23, 2000 Messages: 1,885 Likes Received: 2
    haha the truth behind why your name is poopman
     
  8. aztek4two1

    aztek4two1 Member

    Joined: Nov 30, 2000 Messages: 770 Likes Received: 0
    my sister is, and my grandma is, and my girl/exgirl/friend/girlfriend/? is too.

    catch up on some lactaid. they make milk that sucks, but its aight. i used to have to drink it with cereal when i visited my grandparents.
    i think they also make pills you can take PREDAIRY ingestion.

    http://www.lactaid.com/
     
  9. TEARZ

    TEARZ Guest

    poop man, you may have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). a friend of mine had the same type of symptoms... so lactose intolerance may be only a part of the problem... a key part, but there may be more... i don't know that much about it, but just a heads up...
     
  10. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Nov 16, 2000 Messages: 10,259 Likes Received: 18

    Yeah. I was diagnosed with IBS about 5 years ago, but my symptoms have progressively gotten worse since then ... with a huge increase as of late.

    I take 23 pills a day in an attempt to control the IBS and resulting inflammation on my large intestine ... so lots has been done to try and combat it.

    Thanks for the heads up, though. I appreciate it.
     
  11. dik.n.ur.ear

    dik.n.ur.ear Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 5, 2001 Messages: 1,556 Likes Received: 0
  12. serum

    serum Elite Member

    Joined: Aug 9, 2000 Messages: 4,200 Likes Received: 138
    just a suggestion but I would consider a dairy less diet or at least a reduction of how much you eat. dairy is one of the most difficult things to give up I know but health wise you'll be a lot better off. for milk replacement try rice milk or soy milk. yes I know it doesn't sound too appetizing but give it a chance, and give enough time for your palette to adjust to the difference. remember its not dairy its an alternative so it will taste different. cheese shouldn't be that much of a problem since the majority of it is often oil and water. you don't have to become vegan but take a look at some vegan cookbooks and just switch some of your normal foods that you eat.
     
  13. When

    When 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 4, 2000 Messages: 10,294 Likes Received: 3
    my mom is lactose intolerant, and even with the pills that you can take to digest the lactose or whatever she gets sick...must suck i could never live a life with out cheeseburgers and milkshakes...tofu just isnt the same
     
  14. I Luv Roo

    I Luv Roo Member

    Joined: Aug 20, 2001 Messages: 733 Likes Received: 0
    if you think you're lactose intolerant cut the dairy out all together, especially the cheese - you'll adjust. Eat more fiber - veggies, whole grains, oatmeal, etc. Drink lukewarm water, and drink a glass of warm water with lemon in it when you get up - I just do that, and it works for me. DRINK LOTS OF WATER - a gallon or more a day.
    Don't eat meat (well, that one's just healthier, but isn't necessarily gonna change the runs or anything).
     
  15. dik.n.ur.ear

    dik.n.ur.ear Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 5, 2001 Messages: 1,556 Likes Received: 0
    for real man be a vegan....we can eat fried protein chunk together while sipping our soy cola
     
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