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Cures For Gas And Bloating
Are there any non-medicinal cures for intestinal gas/cramps/bloating? I'm male, so not period-related.
Bloating, gas: It could be that you are intolerant to certain foods. The first thing to do is to see if you get the symptoms when you eat specific things, and if so, try avoiding them. If you are lactose intolerant, avoid milk products. Also, certain sugars called FODMAPS can cause symptoms. Google FODMAP diet & look for Stanford Health Care. It's a good diet plan to try ...Read more
I have gas bloating and upon examining doctor did endoscopy . Report said I have 'lax cardia'...What does that mean? How can I cure it ?
Hi akash(M),age 22.After eating lunch(roti n sabzi)and dinner,my stomach gets bloating n start passing gas several times.Please give me tips to cure?
My eight year old daughter has been having stomach pain for one month. Today she threw up. She's had gas, bloating, nasia and acid reflux. Can virus last this long? Any way to cure virus?
Unlikely virus: One month of abdominal symptoms is a little longer than one would expect from a virus alone. Abdominal discomfort can be from a lot of causes like constipation, stomach infection with H. Pylori, acid reflux, irritable bowel, celiac disease, or IBD. Try her on a natural organic diet rich in fiber and fluids. Also try probiotics. If not helping in a few days, see a specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diet: For now the only thing you can do from your side is watch your diet, there are many sites you can find in the net regarding foods more related to bloating and gas, but here is one http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/digestive-health/foods-that-cause-excessive-gas.Aspx there are some over the counter meds that can help you in the meantime such as gas x, but if it doesnt improve, go an see your doctor. ...Read more
Here's some ideas: Usually there are foods that incite this. The best thing to do is to take a stepwise approach to figuring out which foods are the culprits and avoiding them. Be sure you rule out dairy products, as you may be lactose intolerant. Avoid carbonated drinks as well. Of course, there are a variety of over-the-counter products that are designed to reduce intestinal gas (ie beano). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs evaluation.: It's difficult to tell whether your symptoms might be dietary in origin or they could be due to a serious problem such as intestinal obstruction. Depending upon the underlying cause of your symptoms, they could represent an emergency. You should go to an emergency medical facility immediately. ...Read more
Many causes: Gas and bloating has many causes1excessive swallowed air2 certain foods like carbonated beverages, spicy fried or fatty foods, broccoli, cabbage, onions, beans, apple or prune juice, fried food , sorbitol, manitol, found in many low carb/sugar free foods.Certain behaviors like talking while chewing, chewing gum, tight fitting garments, smoking/chewing tobacco .Medical causes lactose intolerance .Avoid milk. ...Read more
Recently started eating more and more fibre. ever since have had bad bloating and gas. how can I stop this?
Decrease /change: You should start with a small amount and gradually go up on the dose. Sometimes a change of brand will help. ...Read more
I recently increased by proboitic dosage and have gas and bloating. How long should this last? Should I go back to my previous dosage?
You can't: Bloating from baked goods represents either gluten insensitivity (celiac dz) or more common gas production from carbohydrates, wheat and sugar. All humans are probably allergic to wheat gluten. Only a few to the degree that they would get a celiac diagnosis. We all should avoid wheat and carbohydrates and eat a high fat, low carb diet. Read "why we get fat and what to do about it, " taubes. ...Read more
Find cause first: First one has to identify the cause of the problem before treatment can be advised. ...Read more
Yes: It can last a few days.Get a more detailed answer ›