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I have been very gasy for the past month and I don't know why. Why is that?

I have been very gasy for the past month and I don't know why. Why is that?

Probably diet: Digestion is aided by bacteria in the digestive tract. One of the products of their work is intestinal gas. This is normal. Sometimes we feel that we have more gas, usually after foods like legumes (beans and peas) or complex carbohydrates. Try moderating your intake of these foods if they cause you discomfort. ...Read more

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Can a bad case of gassiness/bloating cause physical (visible) effects? I seriously look like I am 2 months pregnant with this belly I got over 2 days

Can a bad case of gassiness/bloating cause physical (visible) effects? I seriously look like I am 2 months pregnant with this belly I got over 2 days

Obstructed gut?: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." However PSBO (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with doctor now for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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What to do about gassiness?

What to do about gassiness?

Foods: look long and hard at what diet changes you have made, there are definitely some foods which cause more gas than others ...Read more

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Is there a good way to reduce gassiness?

Is there a good way to reduce gassiness?

Avoid gassy foods: Most intestinal gas is produced by bacteria that break down our food. Foods that contain undigestible fiber or carbs (including many fruits & vegetables) will increase gas. Avoid sweets, flour, doughy foods, bread, pasta, chips, creamy &dairy products. Activated charcoal caplets is one way to help temporarily. Some patients have more specific problems & should consider checking with a physician. ...Read more

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Is excessive gassiness due to illness?

Is excessive gassiness due to illness?

Gas: It can be, or from food intolerance or lactose intolerance. After a GI bug such as an entero or norwalk virus, it may take a week or 2 to regain the lactase enzyme denuded off the bowel villi in the gut. Taking in dairy during this healing period can give you lots of gas and bloating, even diarrhea . It is temporary. There are other causes for gas. Consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Whats the cause of too much borborygmi, gassiness and low bp?

Whats the cause of too much borborygmi, gassiness and low bp?

Fodmapa: gas (air) taken in either from swallowing or from fermentation of sugars in the diet. The stomach and large intestine overlap in the vicinity you are referring to. Google low FODMAP diet ( fermentable Oligo-Di-Monosaccharides and polyols). The most well known is lactose. Colon bacteria ferment the sugars and create gas and fluid. gas distends the colon (sigmoid) and causes pain. ...Read more

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Is there any relationship between menstruation and either gassiness or diarrhea?

Is there any relationship between menstruation and either gassiness or diarrhea?

Yes: The hormonal changes associated with the menstrual cycle have been associted with changes in bowel habits and are a common cause of irritable bowel type symptoms. ...Read more

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