About Gas Problem

Gas is the air in the digestive tract of the human body. Gas is released from the body through the mouth when you burp or through your anus when you pass gas. Flatulence is excess gas in your stomach or intestine that can cause bloating and flatus.

Flatus, gas that leaves your body through your anus, can contain slight volume of sulfur. Flatus that comprises of more amount of sulfur has more of a bad smell.

Every person has gas just having too much of the gas is uncommon. Certain conditions may cause you to have more gas or have more symptoms when you have a normal amount of gas in your intestinal tract.

People who swallow more air or eat certain kind of food are more likely to have trouble with gas. The symptom of the gas varies from person to person. The most common gas symptoms includes burping, passing gas through mouth and anus, bloating of stomach and pain or discomfort in your abdomen.

Everyone swallows a small amount of air when we ingestion and swallowing. You swallow more air when you do the following:

  • chew gum
  • drink carbonated, or fizzy, drinks
  • eat or drink too fast
  • smoke
  • suck on hard candy
  • wear loose-fitting dentures