Patient Comments: Intestinal Gas - Bloating Causes

For some, it's eating a certain food. What is the usual cause of your bloating (intestinal gas)?

Comment from: 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: December 02

I have had gas and flatulence since the age of 14. Cold/hot drinks, spicy foods, milk and dairy products aggravate the condition. Reducing meal portions and taking smaller portions more than 3 times, walking 40 minutes at least four times a week and drinking at least 8 glasses of water help. Taking probiotics helps also. All these steps do not however eliminate the condition totally. Periods of improvement and aggravation alternate nevertheless.

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Comment from: nanaoffive, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 19

I have found drinking a glass of water with a lemon squeezed into it tops flatulence almost immediatly.

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Comment from: artaware, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: April 08

Five days ago, I had a severe reaction to rice I cooked. Throughout the night, I vomited every couple of hours. I have tried drinking lots of liquids to rehydrate myself but am suffering from extreme gas and bloating that I think the severe vomiting caused. I'm wondering how to get rid of this.

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