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Burp A Lot? 8 Ways You Can Prevent It!

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#Abdominal Pain#Weight Loss#Fever

After eating a meal to your heart’s content, it is very normal to burp or belch. However, it is normal only when it happens occasionally, or after a meal, for someone used to a contented meal every single time. On the other hand, excessive burping or belching can happen due to two reasons.

Excessive air intake: There are multiple ways that excessive air can reach the food pipe. Sucking on straws, chewing gum constantly and ill-fitting dentures are some common reasons for burping.

Digestive problems: Ulcers in the stomach, prolonged gastric, gallstones and rarely, esophageal or stomach cancers can also cause burping.
When to see a doctor
Check with a doctor if you have persistent burping, followed by a meal or otherwise, and accompanied by the following symptoms.

a.Nausea

b.Bloody stools

c.Abdominal pain

d.Vomiting

e.Weight loss

f.Fever

g.Preventing belching

1.Go slow when eating and/or drinking: Most of us are pressed for time and eating and/or drinking has now become a task that needs to be finished quickly. Eating fast causes air to be swallowed, and therefore one of the best ways to stop burping is to eat slowly. Sitting in a calm, relaxing environment when eating also allows one to enjoy the food and avoid or stop burping.

2.Avoid taliking while eating: There is always so much to catch up, whether at home or outside. So, talking while eating is a common practice. This is not just bad manners, but there is also a lot of air that is swallowed, which leads to burping. A solution is to chew the food properly, which not just helps stop burping, but also aids in better food digestion by mixing it adequately with saliva.

3.Substitute coke with water: Carbonated drinks are another reason for belching. Replacing them with water, tea, or anything noncarbonated is advisable, not just from burping perspective, but also from the excessive sugar consumption. Carbonated drinks are just sugar solutions, and are absolutely of no nutritive value.

4.Avoid straw: When possible, drink from a glass and avoid straws. This reduces the amount of gas taken in and helps stop burping.

5.Quit smoking: Quitting it has multiple health benefits, and getting rid of smoking is just one of them.

6.Dentures: Ill-fitting dentures can be a reason for belching, and so they should be checked and corrected, if required, in a person who has persistent burping.

7.Chewing gum: Constantly chewing gum contributes to burping, and so avoiding chewing gum or sucking on hard candy is another way to control burping.

8.Avoid certain foods: Foodstuffs like broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, sprouts, and lentils can produce excessive gas and should be avoided in people who have persistent burping.

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What causes pain in the lower left abdomen..?

Dr. Shivam Jain # Oral Radiologist
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#Abdominal Pain

Causes of #AbdominalPain may not seem harmful at first, but it can result in an Infection or other issues. The issues may change depending upon the age and other health-related factors.
A good physician or a specialist can analyze the reason for the pain and make a particular plan for your treatment that will address the basic reason to cure abdominal pain.

Causes can be :
1. Lactose intolerance
Difficulty in digesting milk and milk-based products. These symptoms include, a growling or rumbling stomach, loose stool or diarrhea, pain in the abdomen, bloating, gas pain and nausea.

2. Indigestion
Caused by a buildup of acid after eating.Symptoms of indigestion include a burning sensation, slight pain or discomfort, heartburn, bloating, or gas.

3. Diverticulitis
Occurs when diverticula (small pouches) in the intestinal wall become infected and inflamed. The pain tends to increase while a person is eating or shortly after a meal. Additional symptoms of diverticulitis may include, tenderness in the abdomen, fever, nausea, vomiting and feeling bloated.

4. Flatuelance (Gas)
Caused by overeating, digesting foods that are prone to releasing gas, swallowing air, smoking, chewing gum, undigested foods and bacteria, too.

5. Celiac disease
A chronic condition that occurs in the digestive tract when a person cannot digest a protein called gluten.Symptoms of celiac disease may include, pressure and gas, bloating, pain in the abdomen, fatigue, weight loss and diarrhea, too.

6. Shingles
Caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Symptoms of shingles include, pain when the abdomen is touched, itching, tenderness on the skin, rashes and also blisters that may break open and scar.

7. Inflammatory bowel diseases.
Symptoms include pain in the abdomen and bloody diarrhea. It can also cause fever and unexplainable weight loss.

8. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Symptoms of IBS may include, abdominal pain, pressure, constipation or diarrhea, gas and bloating.

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'या' पोषक तत्वाच्या कमतरतेमुळे थकवा, सतत आजारी पडणे, अंगदुखीचा करावा लागतो सामना!

Dr. HelloDox Care #
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#थकवा आणि थकवा#पोटदुखी

आरोग्य चांगलं ठेवण्यासाठी केवळ जेवण करणे इतकंच पुरेसं नसतं. तर त्यात पोषक सगळ्या प्रकारची पोषक तत्वे असायला हवेत. शरीराला इतर पोषक तत्वांसोबतच प्रोटीनचीही गरज असते. प्रोटीन कमी झाल्यास वेगवेगळ्या समस्यांचा अनेकांना सामना करावा लागतो. शरीरातील प्रोटीन कमी झाल्यास, थकवा, अंगदुखी आणि सतत आजारी पडणे अशा समस्या होऊ लागतात. खालील काही लक्षणे तुमच्यात दिसत असतील तर तुमच्यात प्रोटीनती कमतरता आहे असे समजा...

1) केसगळती आणि केसांचा पोत बिघडणे

जर तुमच्या शरीरात प्रोटीनची कमतरता असेल तर त्वचा कोरडी पडते. त्यासोबतच केसगळती आणि केसांचा पोत खराब होणे याही समस्या होतात.

2) जखम लवकर न भरणे

तुमच्या शरीरातील स्कीन सेल्सचं प्रमाण वाढवणे किंवा नवीन सेल्स तयार करण्यासाठी प्रोटीनची गरज असते. तुम्हाला जखम झाली असेल आणि ती भरण्यात बराच वेळ लागत असेल तर तुम्हाला प्रोटीनची गरज आहे असे समजा.

3) अंगदुखी

जर तुम्हाला सतत अंगदुखी किंवा सांधेदुखी होत असेल तर प्रोटीनची कमतरता हे कारण असू शकतं. त्यामुळे प्रोटीन असणारे पदार्थ जास्त प्रमाणात खावेत.

4) तेलकट पदार्थ खाण्याची इच्छा होणे

जेवणासोबतच जर स्नॅक्स, तेलकट पदार्थ खाण्याची सतत इच्छा होत असेल तर हे प्रोटीन कमी असण्याचे संकेत आहेत. कारण या प्रकारच्या खाण्यामधून प्रोटीन कमी आणि कार्बोहायड्रेट जास्त मिळतात.

5) सतत आजारी पडणे

जर तुम्ही सतत आजारी पडत असाल तर याचं कारण तुमची रोगप्रतिकार शक्ती कमी होणे हे असू शकतं. प्रोटीन कमी झाल्यास रोगप्रतिकार शक्तीही कमी होते.


Dr. Yogesh Patil
Dr. Yogesh Patil
BAMS, Ayurveda Family Physician, 8 yrs, Pune
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Dr. Sayali Shinde
BAMS, Pune
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Dr. Jitendar Choudhary
BHMS, Homeopath, 4 yrs, Pune
Dr. Sushil Shinghavi
Dr. Sushil Shinghavi
MS/MD - Ayurveda, Diabetologist General Physician, 13 yrs, Pune
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