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How do I stop the belching so much? Where is the air coming from?

How do I stop the belching so much?  Where is the air coming from?

See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much swallowed air. Belching releases the air to reduce the distention. You can also have a gas buildup in the stomach from bacteria working on food, which give up for gas. Anxiety can cause just about any physical symptom but it would be uncommon for anxiety to cause excessive belching. If your anxiety includes hyperventilating then that would be a good source of swallowed air, which then could lead to belching. Some things that may help in belching. Tried to be aware of how much air swallowing. Try to chew food completely before swallowing it so that the stomach will have smaller particles for the bacteria to give off gas with. Excessive exercise can also lead to belching. And sometimes relief can be obtained with anti-acids; H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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I burp all the time, if i don't burp the air will get stuck in my chest causing difficulty with breathing.How can I stop it, i tried a lot of medicines!

I burp all the time, if i don't burp the air will get stuck in my chest causing  difficulty with breathing.How can I stop it, i tried a lot of medicines!

Consider this...: Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping. Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar;3) gastroparesis due to delayed stomach emptying (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion; 7) ibs; 8) more. ...Read more

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How do I stop the belching when pregnant?

See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much swallowed air. Belching releases the air to reduce the distention. You can also have a gas buildup in the stomach from bacteria working on food, which give up for gas. Anxiety can cause just about any physical symptom but it would be uncommon for anxiety to cause excessive belching. If your anxiety includes hyperventilating then that would be a good source of swallowed air, which then could lead to belching. Some things that may help in belching. Tried to be aware of how much air swallowing. Try to chew food completely before swallowing it so that the stomach will have smaller particles for the bacteria to give off gas with. Excessive exercise can also lead to belching. And sometimes relief can be obtained with anti-acids; H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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How do I stop the belching and passing gas on progesterone gel?

How do I stop the belching and passing gas on progesterone gel?

Side effects: Progesterone can slow down intestinal motility and can thus increase your chances of interstinal gas production/ retention. I recommend adjusting your diet and limiting dietary ingestion of known gas-producing foods such as cabbage, onions, broccoli, brussel sprouts, wheat, and potatoes. You can also try using simethicone. ...Read more

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I have heard belching can be habitual. How do I stop this habit? I belch very frequently, when i haven't eaten

See below : First of all you can exercise self control. Second find what foods make you form gas and then just avoid them. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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My husband has asthma symptoms only at night after he lays down accompined by sevear belching? What do you think it could be? How does he stop it?

My husband has asthma symptoms only at night after he lays down accompined by sevear belching?  What do you think it could be? How does he stop it?

? Reflux: GERD needs ro bbe ruled out/controlled in asrhmatic paty, especially those who are overweight, can try OTC acid reducers and practice anti reflux measures, like sleeping with the head raised 30 degrees, till he sees his doctor, good luck ...Read more