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I suffer with bloating, flatulence and extreme pain in the

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I suffer with bloating, flatulence and extreme pain in the lower abdomen most evenings.
JA: How long have you had bloating? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: i take Buscopan or Colperin which eventually works
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about bloating?
Customer: No. I was diagnosed with diverticulitis
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Female. 68 years old
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I suffer with pain flatulence and bloating nearly every evening


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The following would help you;

1) Probiotics

2) Beano

3) Predominantly plant-based diet.

4) Simethicone.

Avoid foods that appear to aggravate symptoms. These may include milk and dairy products, certain fruits or vegetables, whole grains, artificial sweeteners, etc. But this is based on personal observation of the aggravating food.


Avoid

a) Cabbage

b) Beer

c) Legumes

d) Cheese

e) Beans


I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Many thanks. I’ll give those a try.


You are very welcome.

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