Definition of Flatulence:

Abnormal amount of gas in the stomach and intestines.

Topics Related to Flatulence


...as a treatment
“...The only known side-effect is occasional bloating and flatulence in a small percentage of people who take it.”

Carbohydrate Intolerance

...the condition
“...Symptoms of carbohydrate intolerance include ... excessive flatulence...”
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...related topic
“Agent relieving flatulence or gas.”


...as a treatment
“...The herb has been shown to improve stomach problems of all kinds, from indigestion to flatulence to diarrhea...”


...the condition
“...However the side-effects of a high-fibre diet (including bloating, flatulence and irregular bowel movements) may reduce patient compliance...”


...the condition
“...Most commonly, carbohydrate malabsorption induces an osmotic diarrhea accompanied by abdominal bloating and flatulence that is associated with meals...”

Digestive Enzyme Need

...recommendation Bromelain
“...The combination of ox bile, pancreatin, and bromelain is effective in lowering stool fat excretion in patients with pancreatic insufficiency and resulting in a symptomatic improvement in pain, flatulence and stool frequency...”


...as a treatment
“...Key Actions ... relieves flatulence and bloating...”

Gallbladder Disease

...our question about Flatulence
“Persistent and severe flatulence may be a symptom of gallbladder problems.”


...our question about Foul-smelling gas
“Infections of the digestive tract can lead to foul-smelling flatulence.  There are many different bacteria and viruses that can cause infections in the lining of the digestive tract...”

Giardiasis Infection

...the condition
“...Signs include weight loss, abdominal distension and tenderness, bad-smelling flatulence and burps, pale watery stools, frothy, foul-smelling stools...”
...recommendation Prebiotics
“...Only minimal dosages of prebiotics can be used (e.g. 2gm twice daily), as symptoms such as abdominal bloating and flatulence may increase.”
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Ginger Root

...as a treatment
“...Stomach and Intestinal cramps from gas; Flatulence: It can relieve these, often quicker than any other herbal medicine...”

Hyperbaric Oxygen

...as a treatment
“...Parts of the body that can be adversely affected by HBO treatment, with symptoms, include ... GI tract – Gas in bowels, distention on ascent (Vomiting, nausea, flatulence, colicky pain)...”

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

...our question about Flatulence
“...Some studies suggest that the populations of gut bacteria in IBS patients differ from the normal, with more 'bad' than 'good' bacteria, which can cause excess flatulence.”
...recommendation Slippery Elm
“...Patients using Slippery Elm report significantly increased bowel movement frequency along with less straining, abdominal pain, bloating, and flatulence.”

Indian Long Pepper

...as a treatment
“...Indian long pepper is used for the following ... flatulence...”

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

...related topic
“...of the following symptoms to be present: lower abdominal pain; bloating; constipation; diarrhea, constipation, or alternating diarrhea and constipation; nausea; loss of appetite; tummy rumbling; flatulence; mucus in stools; indigestion; constant tiredness; frequent urination; low back pain; painful intercourse for women...”

Lactose Intolerance

...the condition
“...Lactose malabsorption and lactase deficiency are chronic organic pathologic conditions characterized by abdominal pain and distention, flatulence, and the passage of loose, watery stools...”
...our question about Flatulence
“"Lactose malabsorption and lactase deficiency are chronic organic pathologic conditions characterized by abdominal pain and distention, flatulence, and the passage of loose, watery stools...”


...as a treatment
“...Parsley seeds were used traditionally as a carminative to decrease flatulence and colic pain...”

Vitamin B6 Requirement

...the condition
“...Deficiency symptoms include pain and stiffness in arms and hands, painful 'knots' on the last joints of the fingers, headaches, bad breath, dizziness, extreme nervousness, foul-smelling flatulence, burning pain and cramps in abdomen, lethargy, dizziness, swollen ankles, an itching red rash around genitals, nausea, sore lips, mouth and tongue, and "showers of dandruff"...”
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