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Get rid of Belching

Belching or burping is also medically known as ructus, it is a process of releasing gas from the digestive tract through the mouth. A typical sound or odor may also accompany the process of gas release. Belching is a common universal phenomenon and not limited to few with any specific disorder. Infants to older adults burp or belch to expel air that has been swallowed in excess. Belching relieves the discomfort of the abdomen caused due to the excess air.

Belching can also form as a habit to some people and such belching or burping may not be related to the accumulation of air in their stomachs. Instinctually people resort to belching on account of ease the existing discomfort and any form of abdominal discomfort to expel gas. Burping Sounds and a type of odor accompanying burping are some of the symptoms of burping. Eating or drinking too fast and stomach full such that excessive air is swallowed in the process.

Consumption of carbonated drinks like beer, soft drinks, and champagne may cause burping in which case the gas released is from the drink itself. Certain known disorders such as Gastroesophageal reflux disease may cause involuntary burping. Some established eatingĀ  habits lead to burping as a sign of completing a meal.

Eating slowly or have small meals are a good remedy for belching.

Avoiding chewing gum and carbonated drinks as it will become the cause for belching.
Excessive consumption of chocolates and onions may also cause burping, avoid such foods.

Trikatu is herbal compound that is considered as potent carminative as it improves a natural and safe support system for gastric function associated with gaseous distention.

Avoid alcohol consumption especially among individuals suffering from chronic belching or excessive belching

Reducing stress, following relaxation tips from medical practitioners and inducing exercise can help treat belching.

In: Gastrointestinal Disorders,General Health, Posted 9 years ago

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