Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription or Fee Access

Bloating: A Review

S. Sreeremya

Abstract


Bloating is a disorder which affects all classes of people. But a recent survey by the World Health Organization revealed that bloating is majorly found in women in comparison with men and children. The major problem faced by patients is the lack of awareness to delineate the conditions occurring in patient’s stomach. This paper garners about the features, symptoms and remedies for bloating.

Keywords: bloating, patients, people, stomach, women
REFERNCES
[1] Halmos EP, Power VA, Shepherd SJ, Gibson PR, Muir JG. A diet low in FODMAPs reduces symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2014; 146(1): 67–75.e5p.
[2] Drossman DA, Li Z, Andruzzi E, Temple RD, Talley NJ, Thompson WG, Whitehead WE, Janssens J, Funch-Jensen P, Corazziari E. U.S. householder survey of functional gastrointestinal disorders: prevalence, sociodemography, and health impact. Dig Dis Sci. 1993; 38(9): 1569–1580p.
[3] Camilleri M, Smyrk T. A controlled trial of gluten-free diet in patients with irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea: effects on bowel frequency and intestinalfunction. Gastroenterology. 2013; 144(5): 903–911p.
[4] Tielemans MM, Jaspers Focks J, van Rossum LG, Eikendal T, Jansen JB, Laheij RJ, van Oijen MG. Gastrointestinal symptoms are still prevalent and negatively impact health-related quality of life: a large cross-sectional population-based study in the Netherlands. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7): e69876.
[5] Talley NJ, Boyce P, Jones M. Identification of distinct upper and lower gastrointestinal symptom groupings in an urban population. Gut. 1998; 42(5): 690–695p.
[6] Deng Y, Misselwitz B, Dai N, Fox M. Lactose intolerance in adults: biological mechanism and dietary management. Nutrients. 2015; 7(9): 8020–8035p.
[7] Halder SL, Locke GR, Talley NJ, Fett SL, Zinsmeister AR, Melton LJ. Impact of functional gastrointestinal disorders on health-related quality of life: a population-based case-control study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004; 19(2): 233–242p.
[8] Hungin AP, Mulligan C, Pot B, Whorwell P, Agréus L, Fracasso P, Lionis C, Mendive J, Philippart de Foy JM, Rubin G, Winchester C, de Wit N; European Society for Primary Care Gastroenterology. Systematic review: probiotics in the management of lower gastrointestinal symptoms in clinical practiced an evidence-based international guide. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013; 38(8): 864–886p.
[9] Azpiroz F, Malagelada JR. Abdominal bloating. Gastroenterology. 2005; 129: 1060–1078p.
[10] Houghton LA, Whorwell PJ. Towards a better understanding of abdominal bloating and distension in functional gastrointestinal disorders. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2005; 17: 500–511p.
[11] Zar S, Benson MJ, Kumar D. Review article: bloating in functional bowel disorders. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2002; 16: 1867–1876p.
[12] Accarino A, Perez F, Azpiroz F, Quiroga S, Malagelada JR. Intestinal gas and bloating: effect of prokinetic stimulation. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008; 103: 2036–2042p.
[13] Accarino A, Perez F, Azpiroz F, Quiroga S, Malagelada JR. Abdominal distention results from caudo-ventral redistribution of contents. Gastroenterology. 2009; 136: 1544–1551p.
[14] Issa B, Wafaei NA, Whorwell PJ. Abdominal bloating and distension: what is the role of the microbiota. Dig Dis Sci. 2012; 57: 4–8p.
[15] Bradette M, Delvaux M, Staumont G, Fioramonti J, Bueno L, Frexinos J. Evaluation of colonic sensory thresholds in IBS patients using a barostat: definition of optimal conditions and comparison with healthy subjects. Dig Dis Sci. 1994; 39: 449–457p.

Full Text:

PDF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.