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excess stomach gas after eating and menopause
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GeeAnne posted:
Has anyone dealt with stomach gas, especially after eating, related to menopause? not sure if menopause can cause digestive issues. Have not had this before. thank you
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Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
Dear GeeAnne,
I hear about this from all my menopausal patients; it is almost universal. Have you tried products with simethicone (like gas-X, or mylicon)-sometimes they do help. Some nutritionists mention trying to limit carbs in the middle of the day (so avoid sandwiches for lunch, for example.)
But unfortunately, it is indeed a common problem,
Good luck,
Mary Jane


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