Flatulence Symptoms, Causes, Flatulence Treatment and Prevention
Flatulence is passage of excessive gas from gastro intestinal tract. This gas is accumulated due to
either deglutition during drinking and eating or collection of gases produced during digestion
which include gases like hydrogen, methane and carbon dioxide. A foul smell is also associated
with flatulence and the sound production is due to annual sphincter vibration. Normal gas
production is 6 to 20 times per day, if gases are produce more frequently than 20 times it is
considered a disease. It is actually a Latin word which means “a blowing, a breaking wind”.
Flatulence causes can vary from minor problems to potentially fatal ones. These include
accumulation of gas producing foods such as broccoli, raisins, lentils, apple etc. Fermentation of
these food products by yeast and prokaryotes produces gases in GIT. Other causes include
constipation, medicines, bowel obstruction, crohn’s disease and hormonal level changes.
Excessive mucous production due to nausea and esophageal reflux disease can also lead to
Flatulence symptoms are pain, bloating and abdominal distention due to the trapped wind which
can be there due to irritable bowel syndrome, increasing in abdominal girth increase in flatus
volume, foul smell and loss of voluntary control over its passage.
Anti flatus drugs are recommended for the flatulence treatment but they have multiple side
effects such as allergic reaction and are usually unsafe for pregnant women. Flatulence herbal
product is natural product which will convert the gas in small bubbles so that it can be easily
passed and relieve pressure. Other ways of controlling flatulence are avoiding chewing gum,
smoking, carbonated drinks and flatus producing food. Use of this herbal product can save you
from the next social embaressment.
This problem can lead to depression and eating disorders if left untreated. Other then this it can
be causes of great social embarrassment.
It can be easily prevented by avoiding flatus producing diets such as foods including vegetables
such as artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, Brussels, sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers,
green peppers, onions, peas, radishes, raw potatoes, beans, legumes, wheat, wheat barn, eggs,
packed foods that contain lactose such as breads, cereal, salad milk and other dairy products and
Flatulence Environmental aspect:
It is believed that green house gas methane which is released 20% from the live stock is due to
flatus gas but in reality 90-95% of it is released during exhaling or burping.