Gas Bloat Syndrome - Glossary

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD
Last Updated on Nov 09, 2019
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Glossary

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A condition in which there is a tendency to overactivity of the bowel emptying activity, accompanied by abdominal pain and diarrhea; the cause of the condition is unknown but psychological and allergic factors are generally believed to play a role.

Flatulence: Excessive gas in the stomach or intestine.

Acid reflux: A disorder in which acid in the stomach comes up into the oesophagus, because the valve separating the stomach and oesophagus does not function properly.

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