Problems With Cow’s MILK

Milk may not be nature’s perfect food but is natural for calves. Sometimes infant or early childhood milk problems can recur later in life or even develop later in life . All of the following may be compatible with milk problems but may be related to other illnesses so you should check with your allergist. This list should not be used for self-diagnosis and is in no specific order.

  1. Mother who detests milk yet increases milk during pregnancy and lactation. 2. Baby spits out nipple or refuses feeding. 3. Frequent formula changes in infancy. 4. Infant with stuffy nose, loud breathing or snoring. 5. Child “outgrew” infantile colic or milk intolerance. 6. Recurrent colds, excessive mucous, choking cough. 7. Irritable, cranky, whiny child or hyperactive with poor attention span. 8. Restless sleeper or head banger, often with nightmares. 9. child forced to have a few glasses of milk each day. 10. Family history of milk intolerance or lactose intolerance. 11. Parent or sibling with frequent headaches, sinus problems, colitis, irritable bowel, ulcers or infantile colic. 12. Presumed lactose intolerance without benefit from lactase enzyme or lactose free milk 13 Chronic constipation and/or diarrhea in childhood. 14. Postnasal drip without a cold, or frequent throat clearing. 15 Chronic nasal congestion unresponsive to antihistamines or nasal steroids. 16. Recurrent headaches or “atypical”migraines. 17. Bedwetting. 18. Recurrent er infections often with repeated ear tube insertions. 19. Hyperactivity, obnoxious or destructive behaviour, aggressiveness. 20. Chronic severe cough unresponsive to any tried therapy. 21. Infantile or later eczema. 22. Muscle aches or joint pains. 23. milk or chocolate craving or distinct aversion. 24. Negative allergy skin test for cow’s milk (95% of the time). 25.Bowel symptoms with anemia in childhood. 26. chronic fatigue. 27. inability to lose weight.
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