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Taking the air out of bloating
Do you battle painful bouts of bloating? Here’s how to relieve the pressure.
Everyone gets bloated after eating sometimes. You know the feeling: you might notice tightness, fullness, pressure, or swelling in your belly. The discomfort ranges from mild to intense.
"Bloating usually goes away after a while, but for some people, the problem recurs almost every time they eat," says Dr. Kyle Staller, a gastroenterologist with Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital.
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