Causes, Symtoms, Treatments, Prevention
What is Burping/Belching?
Burping is voluntary or involuntary, sometimes noisy release of air from the stomach or your esophagus comes out the mouth. 3 or 4 times after eating a meal is normal and is usually caused by swallowing air.
Where in the body is this located?
The 3 main places where belching are caused.
In some countries, belching after a meal is considered a compliment because it shows that the meal was well cooked.
This is another example of where belching is caused.
- Simply breathing in too much air.
- The only symtom is breathing in too much air.
Belching does not require any treatment. However, if it becomes excessive, it is necessary to contact a doctor to look for possible conditions that may be causing it.
- Sit down and eat each meal slowly.
- Avoid chewing gum or sucking on hard candy.
- Avoid carbonated beverages and alcohol.
- Stop eating any foods or drinks that make belching more frequent.
- Avoid situations that may cause stress.
What's going wrong inside the body to cause this problem?
Breathing in too much air or putting yourself in situations to get nervous and belch on accident.