What Are Causes of Excessive Stomach Gas?

Q:
What are causes of excessive stomach gas?

A:
Excessive stomach gas can be caused by foods or digestive disorders:
1. Foods that cause excess gas

  • Beans and lentils
  • Bran
  • Dairy products containing lactose
  • Fructose, which is found in some fruits and used as a sweetener in soft drinks and other products
  • Sorbitol, a sugar substitute found in some sugar-free candies, gums and artificial sweeteners
  • Carbonated beverages, such as soda or beer
  • Vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, bok choy and brussels sprouts

2. Digestive disorders that cause excess gas

  • Autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diabetes
  • Dumping syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Peptic ulcer

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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