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Having gas problem in lower abdomen. Had acidity. Any link? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 1980
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:hI
User:I have been having gas trouble since a couple of days..
Doctor:Ok Do you have a sour taste in your mouth?
User:no
User:was having acidity a week earlier..
Doctor:Ok
User:but not having acidity now
Doctor:Its only bloating, now?
User:yes..
Doctor:Ok
User:and feel movement of gas in the lower abdomen
Doctor:Do you eat out frequently?
User:normally 4 four meals a day..
User:milk/tea at around 5.30 .. then bf at 8.30.. .lunch at 1.30... dinner at 8.30... sometimes tea at 6
Doctor:Do you get it from home or do you eat out?
User:have only dinner at home..
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:how many servings of fruits or vegetables do you have in a day
User:two with lunch and one or with dinner
Doctor:Ok
User:*one or two with dinner
Doctor:There are a couple of things you would need to do
User:have rice + chappatis + 2 veg for lunch... have chapattis + veg for dinner (on working days)
User:needless to day i have problems with flatulence
Doctor:First, for immediate relief, you can take ENO 1 XXXXXXX in a glass of water about 2-3 times a day
Doctor:you can take this for 2-3 days
User:k
Doctor:Next, you need to have atleast 5-6 servings of fruits and vegetables in a day Atleast 1-2 servings of fruits is required
Doctor:Third, make the meals smaller and increase the number of times you take them Next, when you go home, after meals try and sit in XXXXXXX asana for 4-5 minutes
Doctor:It really helps in digestion
Doctor:Details on how you can do this can be found at WWW.WWWW.WW You would also need to exercise regularly
Doctor:atleast 45-50 minutes in a day This is the long term solution to your problem
Doctor:Whereas ENO is the short term solution Do you follow?
User:yes
User:thx
Doctor:Is there any other concern I can answer
User:no
User:thats all. thx a lot
Doctor:ok Bye
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