Have you ever been told by a health practitioner to cut out milk? Maybe you have cut out milk and felt better. Some people have a hard time drinking milk as it can give them a runny nose or make them congested because milk can increase mucus in your body.
Most people feel better after they cut out milk, because they were drinking pasteurized milk. The process of pasteurization kills all the nutrients and denatures the proteins not only making it hard to digest, but the body reacts to it as if it was an allergy, and then you experience all kinds of auto immune issues.
So I would recommend switching to raw milk. Oftentimes, people who have a hard digesting pasteurized milk and are labeled lacto-intolerant do fine on raw milk. Pasteurization kills all the digestive enzymes (not to mention other nutrients), so milk becomes harder to digest. But in its raw form, all those enzymes help you break down and digest the milk.
My second tip comes from the science of Ayurveda: simply add a dash of cinnamon and cardamom to your glass of milk and it will help you from getting congested. Plus it tastes good! Penelope loves cinnamon and cardamom in her milk. And even on her pickiest days I feel good knowing that at least she got several glasses of raw milk and I don’t worry about overdoing her digestion system because I added the spices.