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How can I stop flatulence?

How can I stop flatulence?

Change of diet/check: You need to go over your diet and avoid the foods that are responsible for the symptoms it may be lactose intolerance, high fiber diet, meds you are taking, constipation etc.Check with your doctor to find the cause if change in food habit does not help. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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How can I contain myself from farting in school?

How can I contain myself from farting in school?

Gas: I recommend taking the over the counter medication called simethicone for gas issues. This is in many products such as gas-x or mylicon. Ask the pharmacist to help locate them. Seek the attention of a medical provider if symptoms continue despite these over the counter medications. ...Read more

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How can I manage gas while pregnant?

It's common: Most of us have more gas when we're pregnant. I'd recommend you learn to laugh at yourself, and maybe try Tums (calcium carbonate) or another antacid. I'm not sure why it happens: a bit of lactose intolerance? The constipation that comes with the slowing of the smooth muscle of the gut? Be kind to yourself. We all have this issue when we're pregnant. ...Read more

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I can't stop eating from depression. How can I stop this asap?

I can't stop eating from depression. How can I stop this asap?

Eating and depressio: Seek medical health to help with your mood. You may have atypical depression which causes a craving for sweets. A psychiatrist may be able to help. ...Read more

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How can I stop my stomach from growling? Or what can be caulsing itm

How can I stop my stomach from growling? Or what can be caulsing itm

?irritable bowel?: Many things can cause your stomach to "growl" such as hunger. Ingestion of certain foods that are not so agreeable to your stomach can do that. Often, growling without other symptoms can be normal for a person. Irritable bowel syndrome is quite common and 'growling" can be one of its symptom. Other symptoms such as cramps, constipation/diarrhea, frequent bm, or easy full etc..May suggest ibs. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from eating too much? I can resist myself from sweets and junk food!

How can I stop myself from eating too much? I can resist myself from sweets and junk food!

Healthy choices: Controlling what you eat is tough. The only way is be ready for cravings by substituting healthy foods. I bring bags of carrots, nuts, protein drinks to keep me from being hungry throughout day which in past has caused me to binge on sugary foods if i didn't eat. The worst thing you can do is avoid eating at all. Avoiding food will only make the situation worse. Try bringing small foods w/ u. ...Read more

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How can I stop my feet from smelling?

How can I stop my feet from smelling?

Fungus or sweat?: Or both? You need to find the cause first. If your feet sweat more than most, using a deodorant and antiperspirant stick on them may help. If the cause is athlete's foot, you may need an anti fungal cream or other medication. Either way, wear clean cotton socks and change your shoes daily to air things out. ...Read more

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How can you help me stop bloating and gas?

See doctor: First we have to find the cause. You may be lactose intolerant, for instance, or for some other reason. Keep a diet diary for two weeks to see if you can come up with an answer.In the meantime schedule an appointment with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What can I take for stomach pain from broccoli?

What can I take for stomach pain from broccoli?

Simethicone: You are probably getting gas pains from the broccoli - simethicone should help with that. ...Read more

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How can I prevent from getting constipated?

How can I prevent from getting constipated?

See below: High fiber diet and plenty of fluids ( 80-100 ounces per day) avoiding caffeinated and alcoholic fluids, along with exercise can prevent constipation. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from over eating?

How can I stop myself from over eating?

Eat! But eat smart.: It's not just number of calories but also composition of those calories. Carbohydrates tend to get burned up quickest, although you can choose healthier low glycemic carbs w/lots of fiber. Protein is more filling & sticks around longer & delays hunger. Choose lean meats, fish, chicken, even beans. Don't forget healthy fats & oils like fish & vegetable. Both will also help fill you up. ...Read more

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How do I stop from being constipated from my prescription opiates? What can I do to help the constipation?

How do I stop from being constipated from my prescription opiates? What can I do to help  the constipation?

Stool softeners: Prescription opiates frequently cause constipation. Fortunately, gentle over the counter laxatives such as milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) along with stool softener such as docusate (colace) will frequently resolve your constipation. You must remember to drink plenty of water each day as well. Try and get off of the opiates as soon as medically possible. ...Read more

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How can I avoid having diarrhea and stomach pain from antibiotic? How often and when can I take a probiotic? Thanks

How can I avoid having diarrhea and stomach pain from antibiotic?
How often and when can I take a probiotic?

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Probiotics & yogurt: believe it not, regular yogurt has been shown to be just as good...but supplement companies have nothing to get by testing regular yogurt ...Read more

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What can I do to stop leaving such stinky farts?

Check diet: Ask yourself are eating at least 25 to 30 grams of fiber a day? Are you eating too many gas producing products? Do you digest beans well? Check out the fodmap diet. And of course go to your doctor for full examination and testing. ...Read more

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How can I stop my milk production?

How can I stop my milk production?

Slowly: You cannot just stop suddenly, otherwise you will get engorged. So what you can do is "take away a feeding" every week and you should be able to come off breastfeeding in about 6-8 weeks. ...Read more