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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Stomach Bloating

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How can I prevent stomach bloating?:)

How can I prevent stomach bloating?:)

Diet modification: Certain foods have a sugar called rafinose which we cannot metabolize and then bacteria in our gut use it for food and produce carbon dioxide as a byproduct. Beans are notorious for having high levels of rafinose. Try using Beano tablets and see if your symptoms go away. ...Read more

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Tips to prevent bloating stomach?

Tips to prevent bloating stomach?

Depends: Depends whether this has been a life long issue which is usually a food allergy or intolerance. If this is a relatively new thing, a trip to the gastroenterologist might be advisable. Sometimes new onset bloating necessitates a colonoscopy to rule out colon pathology. ...Read more

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How to prevent heartburn?

How to prevent heartburn?

Lifestyle measures.: Smaller more frequent meals. Elevate head of bed from the floor. Don't eat within four hours of going to bed. Limit citrus fruits, chocolate, caffeine, tomato products, smoking and peppermint. Lose weight if you're overweight. OTC meds like Prevacid, Prilosec and AcipHex (rabeprazole). ...Read more

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How can I prevent belly bloating?

How can I prevent belly bloating?

Many ways: It is likely you are experiencing a mild food allergy, or reacting to a foodstuff that is commonly related to gas (beans, cauliflower). A talk with a gastroenterologist isin order if this persists. ...Read more

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How to relieve stomach gas?

How to relieve stomach gas?

A few methods: There is no easy answer here but a few suggestions: 1. Swallow less air. This is best achieved by eating slower, not talking when eating, and eating less temperature hot foods (when food is hot we inhale a lot of air to cool it down) 2. If this doesn't help, simethicone (gas-x) can help dissolve gas particles and make gas easier to pass 3. If still a problem see a GI doctor or pcp. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bloating stomach?

How to get rid of bloating stomach?

Simethicone: Avoid foods or increased amounts of food that seem to cause bloating. You can eliminate a food at a time to fingure this out. Otherwise, make sure that with meals, you take a simethicone containing medication to disperse the gas. You may need to slow down your eating and drinking. Often times, people swallow lots of air with rapid eating (swallowing) and drinking. Put fork down between bites. ...Read more

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How can I prevent bloating?

How can I prevent bloating?

Depends on the cause: Bloating usually means excess gas or stool in the intestines. Sometimes it means slow emptying of the stomach. Avoiding, or getting rid of, constipation is important. This can be done with lifestyle changes, dietary improvements, otc laxatives, and prescription meds. Lactose intolerance and eating excessive fiber both cause more gas. The doctor can make sure there's not a tumor blocking things. ...Read more

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How can I prevent bloating after eating?

How can I prevent bloating after eating?

Bloating: Keep a diet diary and see what might be causing your bloating. However, may be a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome or other problem. Therefore see a gastroenterologist so he can determine any underlying problem. ...Read more

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How can I prevent gas?

Gas: Go easy on the high fiber foods such as cereals, legumes etc. Taking anti- gas tablets like Beano might also help ...Read more

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How to help upset stomach due to pill?

How to help upset stomach due to pill?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How to reduce fibroids in stomach?

How to reduce fibroids in stomach?

Confused?: Fibroids are a phenomenon of the uterus, not the stomach. Am i missing something with your question? ...Read more

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How to reduce fatty stomach?

How to reduce fatty stomach?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic >. ...Read more

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What can I take to relive constipation and lower abdominal bloating ?

A few things: For constipation, i suggest two regimens: for acute treatment you can try magnesium oxide or milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) (over the counter). For chronic treatment, higher fiber sources (psyllium husk, flax seed or chia seed powder, konjac starch) & green/leafy vegetables help. Drink plenty of water & adequate amount of probiotics (yogurt or the capsules) to avoid bloating. For treatment of bloating, try gasx. ...Read more

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How to prevent gastric ulcer?

How to prevent  gastric ulcer?

Reason for question: Are u having problems now you think are due to ulcer? If so, get checked. It could be something else. Smoking, stress and large amnts of sugar or alcohol can irritate ur stomach. You may have noticed that certain foods, habits or activities make your stomach feel bad, and avoiding those things is obvious to do. Hx & exam cann tell u if meds to prevent ulcer r a good idea for u. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas pains after gastric sleeve?

How to get rid of gas pains after gastric sleeve?

Walk a lot: Gas pains after laparoscopic surgery usually improve in 1-2 days. Walking helps. Some people swear by simethicone as well that you could try. ...Read more

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What can I do to decrease stomach acid?

What can I do to decrease stomach acid?

Be healthy: There is little that you can actively do to change the acid production inherently. However, there are things to avoid, such as caffeine, alcohol and heavy meals that include red meats. But diet alone is generally ineffective in treating reflux or ulcers. Medications such as proton pump inhibitors, h2 blockers or sucralfate are standard medical treatments. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce stomach distention caused by ibs?

What can I do to reduce stomach distention caused by ibs?

Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free. ...Read more

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How to prevent/ get rid of stomach acid? Please help

How to prevent/ get rid of stomach acid? Please help

Eliminate provocativ: Foods, like spicy food and caffeine. Stop taking nsaids, try to take a proton pump inhibitor. See if that helps. Otherwise, check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I prevent abdominal adhesions?

How can I prevent abdominal adhesions?

You can't: Prevent them. They form from episodes of intra-abdominal inflammation, endometriosis, or prior surgery. Laparoscopic surgery seems to reduce the risk of adhesion formation after surgery. ...Read more

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How to prevent stomach aches before taking the sat/act's?

How to prevent stomach aches before taking the sat/act's?

Prepare!: The best way to avoid a stress response before an exam is to be well prepared. Eat and sleep well and reduce or eliminate coffee and nicotine. ...Read more