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2. Belching/burping

Burping, or belching, is the act of expelling gas via the mouth and everyone does it. It is transmitted from the upper intestines, and it can be uncomfortable at times. Caused by a distended stomach from swallowing large amounts of air, or gulping down food and carbonated drinks too quickly, it can also occur from non-food related issues such an anxiety or even habit.

Belching will often bring relief to what feels like a swollen gut. But if the problem is not gas in the stomach it will not relieve your abdominal discomfort.

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