Home Remedies For Flatulence
Accumulation of gas in the intestines or stomach is merely an isolated symptom which occurs consequent upon taking food, in excess, that contains wind-producing foods. If it is a chronic problem, then it may indicate irritable Bowel Syndrome or Diverticulitis which require attention of a physician. Normally the gas passes out after sometime of its accumulation, without causing much discomfort.
Causes and Symptoms
Flatus implies intestinal gas which may accumulate in the abdomen and cause distress, rumbling sound, discomfort, moderate pain. When gas is expelled through rectum, it is called Flatus but when expelled through mouth, it is called eructation. When there is upward pressure of gas, chest and heart region are under distress and some people have pain in chest.
Those, who take too much of heavy and fried food, lead a sedentary life, consume too much of alcohol, rice, curd, starchy foods milk, ghee, butter, meats etc., develop tendency to flatulence. If the disease reaches a chronic stale, gastric ulcer may form. The foods, which cause such a disturbance should avoid taking such foods as are known causative factors in precipitating gastric symptoms.
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