FAQs - Bioven Lactase

Lactose intolerance is the inability of an individual to digest the lactose sugar present in milk or any dairy product. Lactose intolerance can occur at different ages. Mostly, Infants are affected but lactose intolerance can affect children as young as 2 years and is very common in adults. 
2. What symptoms can occur if one is Lactose Intolerant?
Many symptoms can occur if one is Lactose intolerant such as Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Bloating, and Gas.
3. Why do we need Bioven Lactase Enzyme?
For people who are Lactose intolerant have trouble digesting the milk sugar(Lactose).
4. Where is Lactase Enzyme found in body?
Lactase enzyme found in the inner lining of the small intestine in Human body.
5. How much lactose a glass of milk contains?
A glass of milk (approx 200ml) contains approx 11gm of Lactose.
6. How much lactase is required to breakdown 1gm of Lactose?
To breakdown 1g of Lactose, body needs about 1000FCC units.
7. How many Bioven lactase enzyme supplement you can have in one day?
Bioven Lactase enzyme supplement may be used every time you eat food containing Lactose.
8. Which food contains Lactose?
Lactose is not only found in dairy products, but it is also present in baked food, processed breakfast cereals, instant potatoes etc.
9. Is it easy to take lactase supplement daily?
Yes, this product contains a natural lactase enzyme with an excellent safety profile.
10. What symptoms can occur if one is lactose intolerant?
Many symptoms can occur if one is Lactose intolerant such as Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Bloating, and Gas.
11. Is there any genetic basis for lactose intolerance?
Congenital Lactase Deficiency occurs due to Autosomal recession and is present by birth causing decrease or absence of lactase enzyme activity. The lactase gene, the enzyme that digests lactose, is switched on at birth and shut off at weaning age inmost people. The gene responsible for Lactase intolerance is LCT gene.
12. How to test if a person is having lactose intolerance?
Many tests can be performed to check if a person is having Lactose Intolearance. These can be H2 breath test, Lactose Intolerance test, Stool acidity test, and Lactase activity at Jejunal Brush Border.
13. Does lactose intolerance cause Malabsorption?
Lactose intolerance is the inability of a person to digest Lactose present in Milk and other Dairy products and the person may have Diarrhea, Vomiting, Bloating and Gas. This condition is also known as Lactose Malabsorption.
14. Do eggs contain  lactose?
Because eggs are not a dairy product, there is no lactose in them. Therefore, eggs can be eaten by those who are lactose intolerant or allergic to milk proteins.
15. What is physiological reason behind lactose intolerance?
Lactose Malabsorption or Intolerance is a result of inability of the body to produce Lactase enzyme which helps in breakdown of Lactose. As a result, Lactose can not be absorbed into the body.
16. Does probiotics help in lactose intolerance?
Probiotics are live bacteria or yeast in addition to the gastrointestinal flora. Probiotics possess various beneficial health properties such as enhancing bowel function, increasing immune responses. Probiotic bacteria can be used to relieve the clinical symptoms of Lactose Intolerance in fermented and unfermented milk products.
17. Are children more prone to lactose intolerance than adults?
Most people can digest Lactose properly during infancy and early childhood. However, a certain number of people gradually go on to lose the lactase enzyme as they get older.
18. Does yogurt contains lactose?
Officially Yogurt is added in lower lactose food as a cup of milk contains 4gm of Lactose per 6 ounce container. Thus, it contains Lactose.
19. Is lactose intolerance a life long problem?
Lactose Intolerance is a lifelong problem as there is not any permanent treatment, however it depends on many factors. Our products helps in digesting Lactose present in your milk or any other dairy product.
20. Do you have any product for infants having lactose intolerance?
Yes, Bioven Lactase Drop is available for infants suffering from Lactose intolerance which are manufactured in GMP and under FSSAI Licence and ISO 22000 certification.
21. How does bioven lactase drop works?
Bioven Lactase Drop works by breaking down most lactose before feeding in breast milk and/or infant formula, making digestion simpler. Adding lactase drop to the normal milk of the baby will compensate for a possible temporary lactose deficiency in the digestive system of the baby. Adding the drops to the normal milk of the baby significantly reduces the lactose content in the formula by breaking down Lactose.
22. Can children use bioven lacatse supplement?
Children having age 4 years or more can use the supplements every day.
23. Is bioven lacatse enzyme natural?
Yes, this product contain natural enzyme derived from Aspergillus niger.