Increased Passing Gas And Weight Gain

Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020

Heart failure is typically associated with weight gain due to fluid buildup in the body. Mild weight gain is also possible with constipation. Constipation may accompany other signs of gastrointestinal disturbance, such as an increase in passing gas, although this is less common with congestive heart failure. Many body symptoms are also caused by depression or other mood disorders. Be sure to check with your doctor to help understand the cause of your symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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