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What is air swallowing?
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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Natural event
Burping is caused by air that you swallow.
Most of us don't swallow air on purpose. But eating air is easier to do than you might think. You can increase the chances of swallowing air by: smoking, chewing gum, drinking through a straw, sucking on hard candies, drinking a lot of carbonated beverages and eating or drinking quickly.

In brief: Natural event
Burping is caused by air that you swallow.
Most of us don't swallow air on purpose. But eating air is easier to do than you might think. You can increase the chances of swallowing air by: smoking, chewing gum, drinking through a straw, sucking on hard candies, drinking a lot of carbonated beverages and eating or drinking quickly.
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