Recently, a mom brought her 2-year-old son to our holistic medicine office, wondering if diet was causing his smelly gas, stomachaches and chronic ear infections. After reviewing the child’s diet diary, we suggested temporarily eliminating cows’ milk to see if symptoms improved. The mom was skeptical, but the family’s pediatrician ran the appropriate lab tests and found that the child was indeed lactose intolerant. After we helped implement the necessary dietary changes for eight weeks, the boy’s symptoms went away. Two months later, he continues to be free of further ear infections.
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