Flatulence


FLATULENCE/GASTRIC


When gas is formed inside the stomach due to any reason, it goes on coming out slowly through anus or from mouth as belches. Sometimes gas coming out through anus is smelly.Introduction-

When gas is formed inside the stomach due to any reason, it goes on coming out slowly through anus or from mouth as belches. Sometimes gas coming out through anus is smelly.

Cause-

This disease mostly occurs due to taking additional spicy foods, eggs, onion, fibrous food stuffs or food having additional protein and fat. But, sometime it can also occur due to peptic ulcer, infection in the stomach, hernia or due to other reasons.

Symptoms-

In this disease, symptoms like cramping in the stomach coming out gas at the intervals, etc. are found.

Treatment-

A gastric patient should not take extra spicy and fried food stuffs. He should also not take cold beverages, sherbet and dry food stuffs. Foods having fibers are good, but it should not be taken in extra.

This disease can be prevented by giving pressure on the acupoints as shown in figure.