Gas Pains


Gas can be caused by any of the following:

Swallowing air while eating.
Eating foods that are difficult to digest, such as fiber. If you recently introduced fiber into your diet, having gas may be temporary. Give it a little time. Your body may adjust and stop producing gas.
Eating foods that you cannot tolerate -- for example, if you have lactose intolerance and eat dairy products.
Irritable bowel syndrome -- a chronic form of stomach upset that gets worse from stress.
Malabsorption (when your body cannot absorb or digest a particular nutrient properly, often accompanied by diarrhea).

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