Carbohydrate Intolerance

Under carbohydrate intolerance we mean the inability to digest certain carbohydrates. The cause is a lack of one or more enzymes of the intestine. Symptoms include diarrhea, bloating of the abdomen and flatulence. The diagnosis is made clinically and by the hydrogen (H2) breath test. The treatment consists in the elimination of the causative disaccharide in the diet. Carbohydrate intolerance is a malabsorption syndrome. Under carbohydrate intolerance we mean the…

September 3, 2018
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