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What oral health problems are related to women with lactose intolerance?

Because women with lactose intolerance tend to stay away from dairy products, they may have low calcium levels. Low calcium could lead to inflammation of gum tissue and further oral health problems. To counteract this, women with this lactose intolerance should supplement their diet with calcium and eat calcium-rich foods. Another option for some women is to take some probiotic supplements that can help the digestion of dairy products.

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