Ask an expert
Question

14 Mar 2007

sinus and bloating
i have a serious bloating issue, I heard that since i have a sinus condition I could be swallowing air while I eat which result in my tummy bloating, althogh I must mention that I was on contraception which could have causing water retention. I've tried the meanest sit ups and eating right, Im confused. Any suggestions? Please help! should I use probiotics?
Answer 390 views
Expert
Probiotics expert
Probiotics expert

01 Jan 0001

Hi Nana
I think we chatted on the phone.
I don’t think your bloating is caused by swallowing air. As discussed make sure that you have a balanced diet which includes fruit, veggies and fibre (wholewheat bread, cereals etc). to ensure that your tummy works regularly. Exercise is always good, keep it up.
A probiotic can only be beneficial to your health and since there is no “down” side it is worth a try!
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
33% - 9321 votes
No
67% - 18654 votes
Vote