Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends (expands) due to too much swallowed air, with the belching releasing the air to reduce the distention. Other names for belching include burping and eructation.
Belching as a single symptom (unless frequent or excessive) is not usually cause
for concern. However, if your stomach has been distended for a long period, ...
If swallowed air is not burped up, it passes through the digestive tract and is
released through the anus as flatus. Excessive air swallowing may cause hiccups
Excessive belching: Food and drink culprits. Certain foods can weaken an
important valve that's designed to keep food and wind in your stomach. The valve
Sep 6, 2014 ... You can probably reduce your belching by making lifestyle changes to decrease
the amount of air you swallow. For example, don't drink ...
Belching or burping is your body's way of expelling excess air from your stomach.
It's a normal reflex caused by swallowing air. You may swallow excess air if ...
Oct 29, 2015 ... Learn about intestinal gas (belching, bloating, flatulence, farting) including
causes, how it is evaluated, and how excessive intestinal gas is ...
Gas can contribute to a sense of bloating (fullness), belching, abdominal cramps,
... Poorly fitting dentures and chronic postnasal “drip” can also cause excess air ...
Dec 16, 2014 ... There are a lot of ways to describe excessive gas: burping, belching, flatulence,
and bloating. While what you call it might not seem to matter, ...
Once there is sufficient air build up, the air can be regurgitated similar to a burp.
This method should not be used excessively immediately after a meal as it can ...