• Why you mustn’t ignore symptoms like bloating, constipation, heartburn
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    Why you mustn’t ignore symptoms like bloating, constipation, heartburn

    Do you often feel bloated, and also have symptoms such as diarrohea, constipation, abdominal pain, or incomplete excretion? Then, you need to consult an expert on an immediate basis as these symptoms can be suggestive of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), said Dr Roy Patankar, gastroenterologist and director, Zen Multispecialty Hospital, Chembur, Mumbai. Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price “This condition can take a toll on you, making it harder to carry out daily activities with ease. Seek timely medical attention; ignoring it is a strict no-no,” said Dr Patankar. What is IBS? Best of Express Premium Premium Premium Premium Premium IBS is a common…

  • Five simple ways to reduce bloating quickly
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    Five simple ways to reduce bloating quickly

    We are all familiar with the uncomfortable feeling of being bloated. It makes some people cranky and they lose interest in food as well. But what causes it? According to nutritionist and chef Ishti Saluja, when your abdomen feels stretched, tight and generally uncomfortable, it is usually bloating. Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price “Bloating is caused by many different things: constipation, excess wind, food intolerance, swallowing too much air while eating, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome. It occurs because of the accumulation of gas in the abdomen; gas formation is completely natural, but if trapped inside for too long, it causes bloating. This…