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Addis Ababa Medical College – Hargeisa Branch

Swelling Stomach

November 27th, 2015

Abdominal distention is a term used to describe abdominal swelling or bloating feeling; There are a variety of causes for this condition which is often known as detente. Intermittent strain means that it occurs at irregular intervals, while the CDP clearly means that it is a constant problem that often indicates more serious health problems. Various causes of bloating are related to diet. To change your eating habits, you can prevent or treat the rapid swelling easily. Eating too much salt can cause water retention. The consumption of foods that produce gases, such as certain types of beans and other vegetables, can also lead to swelling, in the same way, drinking soft drinks in excess. Lactose intolerance is another culprit, many people suffer from swelling after consuming dairy products.

Avoid foods and drinks that cause abdominal bloating is a good preventive medicine, but there are also other questions to consider; for example, hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle in women can cause sensation of swelling. The effect may be mild, but sometimes more serious, to the extent that clothing feels tight and uncomfortable. Swelling may occur during premenstrual syndrome. Among the remedies for swelling is fennel tea because it has soothing properties; Another tip to prevent swelling is to avoid chewing gum since its excessive consumption leads to swallow more air. There are many other health problems that can cause bloating, some of them minor, but others more serious. Irritable bowel syndrome can be a problem due to trapped intestinal gas, frequent bowel movements, or constipation.

Constipation by itself can also lead to bloating. Although this condition does not have serious health consequences, there are other problems that should be ruled out as fibroids and other tumors, cancer, like ovarian and liver diseases. If You suffers from swelling, especially on a regular basis, it is important to consult with your doctor.