The common symptoms of bloated belly can warn you about health conditions you can even think about having. Beware and check them out!
First of all, let’s be honest: bloated belly has gone viral! In fact, every second person you see on the street has a bloating stomach! Naturally, men are said to have their ‘beer belly’ whenever they experience bloating stomach. That is actually not always the case; though many men really experience the bloating because of the beer.
Alcohol, improper and unhealthy diet, pollution, certain medications, stress and many more factors can cause this problem. Consequently, many other problems can arise.
Symptoms of bloated belly
Have you noticed that your belly becomes huge and gaseous whenever you overeat? Well, that my pal, is the first bloating stomach symptom.
The especially relevant sign is the following. When you touch the area right under your breasts, and you notice that is pretty hard and looks like it’s about to explode, that’s it. Also, you hear your stomach making some weird noise, like burping, even though you’ve just eaten, oh, yeah, that’s definitely it.
That, accompanied with abdominal pain – be certain that you have belly bloating. Usually, this problem is followed by constipation or diarrhea, showing signs of improper and irritable bowel movement.
Causes of bloated belly
- Hormonal imbalance
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Food intolerance
- Thyroid dysfunction
- Intestines bacterial overgrowth
What does this say about your health?
Having this particular, visible problem is not all. There are a dozen of hidden problems that you’re not aware of. For example, stomach bloating can signal:
- Ovarian cancer
- Digestive disorders (ulcerative colitis, dypepsia, IBS, celiac disease)
- Uterine cancer
- Edema or fluid retention
- Pancreatic cancer
- Liver disease
- Colon cancer
- Diverticulitis (colon inflammation)
- Pelvic inflammatory disease (caused by gonorrhea)
- Bowel obstruction
- Chron’s disease (colon autoimmune disease)
Evidently, the list shows mostly types of cancer, so don’t play with fire: if you notice bloating belly, pay your doctor a visit. Furthermore, do the right tests and see whether you need to cut on the beer or you’re, unfortunately, having a serious health problem. If the latter is the case, then you’ll need to be on a proper treatment as soon as possible; your life is on the line here.