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What Causes Too Much Gas In The Stomach
Fermentation: Gas in the abdomen can come from fermentation in the colon or in the stomach. If there is belching the gas is in the stomach. Blocking stomach acid can led to overgrowth of bacteria in the stomach. Eating small amounts of healthy unprocessed foods with some of the herbs that are helpful for gas like ginger, fennel, or peppermint can be helpful. ...Read more
No: To be precise, gas in the stomach can not cause heart palpitations, but it can give the feeling like there is something happening to the heart when there is not. We frequently have patients who feel "palpitations" while wearing a heart monitor and we see no abnormalities of the heart rate or rhythm. So, the sensation can come from causes unrelated to the heart. ...Read more
What are some possible causes for stomach storage capacity feeling shrunk? I have a lot of gas and often feel like i cant fit as much food in my body
Gaseous distention: And bloating is from swallowing air and also possible from change in bowel habits. If it is persistent and you notice a change in your bowel habits as well you might want to see your doctor for a proper workup. Any change in bowel habits which is persistent is worthy of a trip to your doctor so they know what is going on with you. Patients over 50 need a colonoscopy every ten years. ...Read more
All of them.: Gas in your intestines is due to air swallowing, fermentation by gut bacteria and by chemical reactions. Any and all of them have been shown to cause discomfort in some people. Certain foods (beans, brussels sprouts, onions, celery, carrots, raisins, bananas, wheat germ, and fermentable fiber) can increase gas production and knots. ...Read more
Sometimes after having a bm my stomach will rumble with gas all day. What may be the cause of this rumbling?
Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more
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