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Reasons of gas formation in stomach and remedies?

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Asked by sureshkumar rangaswamy, 27 Dec '07 07:47 pm
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Everyone has gas and eliminates it by burping or passing it through the rectum. However, many people think they have too much gas when they really have normal amounts. Most people produce about 1 to 3 pints a day and pass gas about 14 times a day.
Gas is made primarily of odorless vapors--carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, and sometimes methane. The unpleasant odor of gas comes from bacteria in the large intestine that release small amounts of gases that contain sulfur.
Although having gas is common, it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Understanding causes, ways to reduce symptoms, and treatment will help most people find relief.

GAS STATTISTICS
According to the National Institute of Health, most people produce about 1 to 3 pints of gas in a day, and pass gas about 14 times in 24 hours.
What causes gas?
Gas in the digestive tract (that is, the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine) comes from two sources:
* swallowed air
* normal brea ...more
Answered by Sheetal Kaur, 27 Dec '07 08:00 pm

 
  
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Wake up early..drink 1 to 1.5 litres of water and go for a 15 or 20 minutes walk. You may have to urinate a couple of times till your system gets balanced. Subsequently the number of visits to the loo reduces naturally.
Answered by shaktidhar nagar, 24 Feb '08 12:06 am

 
  
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Reasons
intake of excess diet
consumption of oily dishes

Medications treat gastric problems in different ways:

+ They reduce stomach acids which reduce irritation and help heal lesions.
+ They regulate the speed at which the stomach empties itself, thereby reducing nausea and the risk of reflux.
+ They increase the natural protective coating in the stomach and the intestines, which helps heal lesions.
+ They destroy bacteria that may cause ulcers. ...more
Answered by sudesh, 27 Dec '07 07:54 pm

 
  
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