(HealthDay News) -- Bloating is often described as the feeling that there is an inflated balloon in the abdomen, the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders says.
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The foundation mentions these common triggers for bloating:
- Too much gas in the intestine.
- Abnormally high amounts of bacteria in the small intestine.
- Imbalance of microorganisms that usually live in the bowel, which could be the result of taking antibiotics.
- Food intolerance.
- Increased curvature of the lumbar region of the spine, which decreases the capacity of the abdomen to hold gas.
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