Hello Good Evening,
There are many causes of bloating, including: diet, irritable bowel syndrome
, lactose intolerance
, re flux, and constipation
and some more.
Gas and bloating is a sign that food is not being digested correctly by the body. An inadequate intake of water will cause excessive stomach bloating
Water benefits the body by aiding with digestion because it supports a majority of the body's daily functions.
Fatty foods cause a formation of fat cells to develop throughout the body and contribute to bloating as well. A build up of fat cells slows down the body's ability to empty the stomach.
Dairy products also contribute to excessive cramps, gas, and bloating.
Persons who are intolerant to lactose products experience this effect more than others.
Following steps should follows to lessen the bloating:
Walk after eating a meal.
Avoid coffee and chocolates.
Avoid Meals that are high in fat.
Avoid extremely hot or cold
Avoid bubble gum or bubbly beverages.
You feel lump, that can be a dilated bowel loop, for that you should go to your GP.
If needed then medication should be included antacids, PPI, digestive enzymes.
Dr. Naresh Jain