Bloating – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Bloating - Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Dr Vikas Singla - Gastroentrologist

Bloating occurs in your abdomen (stomach). It happens when your gastrointestinal (GI) tract is filled with air or gas.

Symptoms of Bloating

Common symptoms of bloating include stomach pain, discomfort, and gas. You may also burp or belch frequently or have abdominal rumbling or gurgling.

Steps to avoid bloating

  • Do not eat Chew Gum
  • Do not eat high-fiber veggies like broccoli
  • Do not drink carbonated beverages

Causes for Bloating

Bloating can have causes that aren’t due to underlying disease. Examples include drinking carbonated beverages, eating a large meal, menstruation, constipation, or wind.

Self Treatment for bloating

  • Avoiding or reducing consumption of wind-producing food such as beans, onions, lactose-containing foods, and carbonated beverages may help prevent bloating.
  • Go for a walk
  • Drink peppermint tea
  • Apply a heating pad




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