What's really causing your gas and bloating?

Asked By: Charlotte Franecki
Date created: Mon, Mar 8, 2021 12:05 AM
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Answered By: Graciela Veum
Date created: Mon, Mar 8, 2021 1:06 AM
The following health problems can cause gas and/or bloating but often go undetected—especially in the early stages…. • Aerophagia (air swallowing). Swallowing too much air can stretch the stomach and cause bloating. This often occurs when people are experiencing anxiety or can even become an unconscious habit.
Answered By: Wilmer Ruecker
Date created: Tue, Mar 9, 2021 7:52 AM
Increased intestinal gas is one of the most common reasons you might be bloated. The foods you eat and how you eat them are the main culprits for increased gassiness. Causes of gas include: Swallowing air from drinking through a straw, or chewing gum.
Answered By: Ian Dach
Date created: Tue, Mar 9, 2021 8:48 AM
Common gas-causing offenders include beans, peas, lentils, cabbage, onions, broccoli, cauliflower, whole-grain foods, mushrooms, certain fruits, and beer and other carbonated drinks. Try removing one food at a time to see if your gas improves. Read labels. If dairy products seem to be a problem, you may have some degree of lactose intolerance.
Answered By: Cameron Christiansen
Date created: Wed, Mar 10, 2021 7:28 AM
Foods like milk and ice cream can cause gas, belly pain, and bloating if your body can’t easily digest a dairy sugar called lactose. It’s not usually serious, but it’s a good idea to avoid milk...
Answered By: Madison Hand
Date created: Thu, Mar 11, 2021 4:33 AM
Often, your gas is caused by what you eat. Food is digested primarily in your small intestine. What is left undigested is fermented in your colon with bacteria, fungi, and yeast, as part of...
Answered By: Kyleigh Gulgowski
Date created: Sat, Mar 13, 2021 1:44 PM
What is bloating? Bloating is a condition where your belly feels full and tight, often due to gas. “A lot of people tell me they’re bloated simply because their belly sticks out and they don’t like how it looks,” says Lee. She says as women age, it’s natural for them to develop abdominal wall laxity, or looseness, especially those who have had children.
Answered By: Ansley Bins
Date created: Mon, Mar 15, 2021 3:07 AM
Gas or bloating may occur if your digestive system can't break down and absorb certain foods, such as the sugar in dairy products (lactose) or proteins such as gluten in wheat and other grains. Constipation.
Answered By: Bud Stanton
Date created: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 5:34 AM
Cancer in the abdominal area can put pressure on organs such as your bowels, stomach, or pelvis. Pressure from the cancerous tumor could be the cause of your bloating stomach and abdominal pain. Persistent bloating, severe abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, and constipation can all be signs of colon cancer.
Answered By: Wiley Simonis
Date created: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 3:39 PM
Abdominal bloating occurs when the abdomen fills with air or gas. This may cause the area to appear larger or swollen. The abdomen may also feel hard or tight to the touch. It can cause discomfort...
Answered By: Brando Gutmann
Date created: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 10:00 PM
You get gassy from swallowing air when eating or digesting certain foods in your large intestine. Symptoms of gas include burping, flatulence, bloating and abdominal pain. Keep a diary of what you are eating and when your symptoms occur to determine if fish is what's causing you to feel bloated.
Answered By: Khalil Kutch
Date created: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 11:22 PM
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To prevent excess gas, it may help to: Eliminate certain foods. Common gas-causing offenders include beans, peas, lentils, cabbage, onions, broccoli, cauliflower, whole-grain foods, mushrooms, certain fruits, and beer and other carbonated drinks. Try removing one food at a time to see if your gas improves. Read labels.
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8 tips to get rid of gas and accompanying symptoms Peppermint. Talk to your doctor before you start using supplements. Peppermint can interfere with iron absorption and... Chamomile tea. Chamomile tea can also help reduce indigestion, trapped gas, and bloating. Drinking chamomile tea before..…
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Bananas are also a good source of resistant starch, which can help combat constipation and relieve trapped gas that causes bloating. 5 For optimal gas and bloating relief, stick with bananas that are still slightly green, which contain more resistant starch and less fermentable sugar.
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Some products such as Lactaid or Dairy Ease can help digest lactose. Products containing simethicone (Gas-X, Mylanta Gas, others) haven't been proved to be helpful, but many people feel that these products work. Products such as Beano, particularly the liquid form, may decrease the gas produced during the breakdown of certain types of beans.
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Flatulence: Gas buildup in the intestines Gas in the small intestine or colon is typically caused by the digestion or fermentation of undigested food by bacteria found in the bowel.
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  1. Drink warm liquids. Drinking plenty of liquids can help to move excess gas through the digestive system, which can ease gas pain and discomfort…
  2. Eat some ginger.
  3. Avoid possible triggers…
  4. Exercise…
  5. Medical treatments.
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