Bloating, or, as doctors say, flatulence, is a very common phenomenon. It is caused by the accumulation of a significant amount of gas in the intestine and is manifested by an increase in the volume of the abdomen, a sensation of fullness from the inside, rumbling, and the release of digestive gases. This digestive disorder may be a symptom of a digestive system disease, or it may be a reaction of the body to eating foods that cause increased gas formation in the intestines, or spoiled foods.
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