Can it be possible that more than 20 years of being lactose intolerant could be cured by being gluten-free for less than 4 months??
I've been taking Lactaid enzymes for as long as I can remember. My father couldn't digest milk either, and I figured out it was milk that gave me the big D. So anytime I drank milk, ate ice cream, sour cream, cottage cheese, cream based sauces and dressings, I took a Lactaid and my digestive distress resolved. Yogurt and cheese never bothered me.
I will be gluten-free for 4 months next week. I started experimenting with regular milk in my coffee instead of the lactose-free kind. Felt fine. Tried a bowl of ice cream with fruit with no Lactaid. Nothing happened. Drank a glass of milk with a few cookies, no problems!!
Can it happen this fast? I've heard celiacs can tolerate dairy after being gluten-free for awhile, but this soon? Hey, I'm not complaining - I'll be thrilled if the lactose intolerance is gone - I'm just skeptical at how fast it happened!