Causes of Bloating and Hard Stomach, Could Be Symptoms of Certain Diseases


Suara.com – Many people may have experienced a bloated and hard stomach. Generally, this hard and bloated stomach is closely related to farting, strong winds, passing gas, and belching. So, what causes bloating and hard stomach?

It is known, most people produce about 1-3 liters of gas a day or the equivalent of about 14 times a day. Flatulence, although not life-threatening, can certainly cause embarrassment and reduce self-confidence.

Increased flatulence occurs when a person passes gas more than about 14 times a day. Chronic flatulence usually occurs every day for weeks to years.

What are the causes of bloating and hard stomach? For more details, let’s look at the following reviews that were released from the site Medicine Health.

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1. Swallowed air

Swallowed air (aerophagia) occurs when swallowing is not proper while eating. In addition, this is also due to frequent swallowing of air unconsciously out of habit. Activities that cause a person to swallow air include rapid drinking, chewing gum, use of tobacco products, sucking on hard candy, drinking carbonated drinks, and loose dentures. Swallowed air can cause flatulence and hard.

2. Lactose intolerance

Another major source of flatulence is lactose intolerance, which results in a decreased ability to digest lactose. This flatulence is often associated with diarrhea and cramping, but it can also appear just as gas. Over time people may experience increased amounts of gas after eating lactose-containing foods, and develop chronic flatulence.

3. Other Causes

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Certain other conditions that cause a bloated and hard stomach are as follows:

  • Malabsorption syndrome: this is the result of decreased production of enzymes by the pancreas or problems with the gallbladder or intestinal lining.
  • SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth): this is a condition in which there is an increase in the number or type of bacteria in the upper gastrointestinal tract which can cause bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.

Thus information about the causes of flatulence and hard. If you feel stomach bloating that is very uncomfortable, immediately consult a doctor. I hope this information is helpful.


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