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What is the best way to eliminate embarrassing flatulence problems?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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In brief: Depends on the cause

Some causes of flatulence, such as swallowing air, is only gotten rid of by either changing how we eat to avoid swallowing air, or by passing it.
Other causes include lactose intolerance so one must avoid milk products. I have had some success in recommending eating raw, fresh parsley as a means of reducing the flatulence. Parsley pills did not seem to be as effective. "beano" also works.

In brief: Depends on the cause

Some causes of flatulence, such as swallowing air, is only gotten rid of by either changing how we eat to avoid swallowing air, or by passing it.
Other causes include lactose intolerance so one must avoid milk products. I have had some success in recommending eating raw, fresh parsley as a means of reducing the flatulence. Parsley pills did not seem to be as effective. "beano" also works.
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