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While concerns about gas issues may be dismissed due to perceived embarrassment, understanding this natural digestive process is crucial. Gas, a by-product of digestion, is released through the intestine as flatulence or the windpipe as burping. Excessive gas, if retained, can lead to abnormal bloating. Although usually not a cause for concern, persistent excess gas may signal an underlying medical condition.
While the regular digestive process naturally produces gas, certain conditions can lead to an excess, causing troublesome symptoms and social discomfort.
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO): Microbial overgrowth in the intestines leads to increased food breakdown, causing gas, bloating, malabsorption, and nutrient deficiencies
Consuming larger quantities of hard-to-digest foods like beans, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and cereal, or dealing with lactose intolerance, which can lead to indigestion and excessive gas formation with milk and dairy products.
Ingesting stale or undercooked food can lead to over-fermentation in the intestine, releasing gases with a foul odour. Similarly, consumption of aerated beverages introduces excessive gas to the stomach, often resulting in belching or burping.
Certain Protein, Multivitamin Supplements, and Artificial Sweeteners Can Contribute to Increased Gas Production.
Chronic constipation or intestinal obstruction may contribute to excessive gas formation. Prolonged bowel retention can lead to food degeneration, emitting a unpleasant odor.