It bumps, abdominal stretches, and perhaps it hurts: Because it has collected air. What helps against bloating? Fart is frowned upon: Nobody is in the office on the Desk and makes the bloating and also in the home office not to fart in front of him. Instead, you're trying to do the thing inconspicuously on the toilet.
bloating are not uncommon. Each person can several times a day, air from the intestine, with an average of 14 Times a day. "There are, however, large individual differences", says Professor Dr. Thomas Frieling. He is an Internist, gastroenterologist and Director of the Medical clinic II at the Helios Klinikum Krefeld. "That depends, among other things, of the food and the digestion."
where does the bloat?
a Flatulent food are often responsible for excessive gas in the intestine. "In this case, the complaints are usually of a temporary nature," says Frieling. The beans of the case. "The amount of gas increases after the consumption of beans that are normally around 15 milliliters per hour to 170 milliliters." The air in the abdomen disappears after that, usually quickly.
If someone suffers, however, durable under severe bloating , there may be a variety of reasons. One of them is Stress in combination with nervously food, you swallow a lot of air, which then moves from the stomach into the intestine. Also, who pays special attention to his diet, not rarely suffers from a large number of gases in the intestine and abdominal pain. "Anyone who takes a lot of fiber, which tends, on average, more likely to bloating," says the expert. (Snacking without increase? So it goes!)
What foods cause bloating?
Not every person is able to tolerate food, rich in dietary fiber. They include, for example, in wholegrain products and can make all problems, if you have a lot of fiber surround the food rapidly to . This is one of the most common causes for bloating. "There is fiber, which are better tolerated," says Frieling. Flaxseed, for example, psyllium seed exchange, the swelling is significantly less.
With this code you can! bloating :
- small meals to eat (Finger off to prevent These foods'm just hungry)
- in the evening on raw food
- enough time to eat
intolerances are often difficult to diagnose
Much more food allergies , however, are the cause of extreme bloating. Very often intolerances are on milk and fructose . "A doctor can determine such an intolerance to a breath test," says Frieling. Also for the exchange of sugar sorbitol is not rare to problems in the intestine.
However, there are intolerances to various other substances in food that can also cause bloating, a bloating and other symptoms. "Something like that, unfortunately, is not to diagnose, often easy to find," says the expert. At the bottom of this patient have an intolerance can come by a food diary . They hold a month-long meticulous what you have eaten, and whether or not you have suffered thereafter, bloating, or other symptoms. (Read here more about the Vegan documentary: flesh for us weak?)
What helps against bloating?
anyone Who suffers from bloating, you may also try the following tips:
- sufficient time to eat
- observe whether bloating with certain foods contexts
- home remedies such as fennel or caraway seeds to try (These home remedies help against headaches)
- a lot of
- psyllium move to take (be sure to drink a lot!)
- sufficient drink
In addition, medicines air in the belly. "This applies, for example, often used for drugs that lower blood pressure," explains the expert. Such means should settle, however, is never easy. It is better to speak with his doctor, and in consultation with him on another drug to switch.
What to do in case of an extreme bloating?
Some people with severe bloating, or other symptoms, it also helps to Simple and complex sugars as well as alcohols and are included in many foods. Such a diet is running under the keyword Investigations , because with these letters, the technical terms are for the fermented sugars and alcohols abbreviated (fermentable Oligo-, Di-, monosaccharides and polyols).
"many of those Affected, the symptoms can be improved significantly," says Frieling. The clear disadvantage, however, is that the so-called Fodmaps are found in nearly all foods. The diet longer, helps the while that might be against the abdominal pain, but it's threatening deficiency symptoms. "It is important, therefore, to do such a thing, never alone, but a diet for a limited time under medical supervision," says the expert.
On the intestine and the digestive intensive research is being conducted
It is speculated, moreover, whether a possible additional cause for increased air in the belly by a the disturbed Microbiome can be caused. In this case, the Interaction of the microorganisms in the gut doesn't work well, because, for example, your shares are unfavourable distributed. Some people try against your bloating address, by taking probiotics. According to the Frieling, the influence of probiotics is not explored specifically to bloating but, as yet, sufficiently.
Even in the case of very strong flatulence, however, is not always to find a cause. In such cases, often a irritable bowel syndrome or irritable stomach . "This topic is being researched intensively," says Frieling. Certain biomarkers that play a role in this, with various sub-groups of irritable bowel or irritable stomach determine. Frieling says: "We believe that in the future, an irritable stomach or a stimulus can the intestine are significantly better than in the past." Information on this and other gastro-intestinal complaints Concerned to get to the Association of Gastro-League.
what should you do with a bloating go to the doctor?
when the increased air in the belly of a disease in value, you can't exactly say. Ultimately, it comes down to the personal level of pressure. "Many people live well with their flatulence, and not go to the doctor," says Frieling. "Then this bloating are also considered to be pathological."
bloating, however, must be grace : in Case you occur together with blood in the stool, or other stool changes, they are very suddenly, and perhaps a weight-loss, low-grade fever, or other symptoms, you should definitely go to the doctor. "These are alarm signals," says Frieling. You can also indicate a malignant disease. Therefore, one should refrain from such symptoms always to medical advice. (Read also: how dangerous can nose sprays)
In addition, flatulence is also a Symptom of other diseases be:
- a chronic inflammation of the pancreas, when the digestive enzymes are produced
- chronic inflammatory bowel disease Crohn's disease
- cirrhosis of the liver, in which the liver is scarred and shrinks.
Therefore, it is always useful to ask in the case of unusually strong flatulence, which does not pass by itself, a doctor's advice.
This article was written by (Maria Berentzen)
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