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excess stomach gas after eating and menopause
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
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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