Have you ever experienced excess gas in your stomach

The Digestive System

The digestive system is a compartment; with fast detecting ability at faults in the body system. It responds to poor diet, wrong diet, fatigue, stress, lack of vitamins, allergies and other things capable of affecting our health negativity.

Gas and ulcer

The population of people who complain of ulcer is decreasing but slow, discovery has shown that excess gas after food exacerbates stomach pain often similar ulcer pains; and the  biochemical basis justifies why it lead to development of gastritis; it is normal to produce gas from the body at about 5-10 times daily, but excess gas is caused/lead to indigestion, fatigues, constipation,allergy, over stimulation, gas producing foods or diarrhea. The gas carries the odour of a spoilt food or even smell like a rotten egg. It even aggravates into infections at the large intestine, overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine and chest ulcer in some chronic situation.

Gastric emphysema

It refers to presence of gas in the wall of the stomach which is assumed to be relatively rare through imaging finding. The stomach is the least common site for intramural gas in the gastrointestinal tract but sometimes these same procedure show gas deposits in the system.

Emphysematous gastritis

Emphysematous gastritis is a cause of gastric emphysema, and specifically refers to infectious gastritis. It is an uncommon entity with a high mortality rate. In this condition, microorganisms (e.g. Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens) produce the gas; identified within the stomach wall.

Composition of gases in the stomach

Carbon dioxide, atmospheric gas and nitrogen, other gases has been identified but predominately the ones mentioned above.

Symptom of Excess gas in the stomach

Pains and severe discomfort in the abdomen

Bloating or flatulence

Vomiting

Passing of gases

Belching that causes rapid exchange of gases in and out of the system.

Natural ways to get rid of gases in the stomach
  1. Exercise regularly. This help you reduce fatigues, improve circulation and aerobic respiration, thereby reducing log up of gases in the system.
  2. Manage heartburns. Heart burns could predispose you to excess gases and even make aggravate your current heart burn worse.
  3. Stop smoking. Carbon monoxide builds up when smoking causes discomfort and instability of the gaseous content in the stomach.
  4. Avoid carbonated drinks. Beers, soda containing carbon dioxide as preservatives are most likely to cause flatulence and continuous gaseous disturbances in the stomach.
  5. Avoid eating very fast. Eating or drinking slowing prevents gas deposit in the stomach and make sure there is an equilibrium in air  exchange to the abdomen.
  6. Sit properly after eating and avoid lying on your chest immediately after food.
Simethicone in excess stomach gas

Simethicone is a potent medication which allows gas bubbles in the stomach and intestines to come together easily, and allows for easier passage of gas.

It is also used to relieve painful pressure caused by excess gas in the stomach and intestines. Can be easily used is in used in babies, children, and adults.

It is also suitable in managing hiccups; another condition related to gas build up in the digestive system. Check our article on hiccups for more details.

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