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I had no idea that persistent bloating could be a sign of ovarian cancer, which is why I am so glad to see the Be Clear on Cancer campaign running in the North West.
Food intolerances and allergies are known to cause bloating and obviously it's worth avoiding those foods you know affect you but there are certain foods known to be more likely to cause bloating, whether you're allergic to them or not.
Bloating relates to a number of possible digestive imbalances.
It typically takes more than a half-cup of milk to trigger noticeable symptoms like gas, cramping and bloating, which occur 30 minutes to two hours after eating.
Usually a person can identify foods that will cause problems like nasal stuffiness, headache, bloating, heartburn or gas.
Yet an earlier study by London found just the opposite: vitamin E improved all symptoms except bloating, breast tenderness, swelling, and weight gain.
People with IBS, on the other hand, usually have some combination of constipation and diarrhea as well as pain, gas, and abdominal bloating.
Indigestion and bloating may be a sign of enzyme deficiency and can be relieved by taking a digestive enzyme with meals.
The bloating reduced and she now enjoys going for dinner with friends.
If we bolt our food down without chewing it, this process doesn't happen and as such we don't digest well, leading to food sitting undigested and causing wind and bloating.