Definition of 'bloat'
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The Sun (2015)
This reduces the amount of air swallowed that otherwise gets trapped in your intestines and causes bloating.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Another cause of bloating could be an intolerance to wheat.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2009) The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2009)
Aim To cure bloating and stomach ache.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Healthy By Nature (1994)
This means it can ferment in your gut leading to bloating, wind and the runs.The Sun (2013) The Sun (2010) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
For wind and bloating, limit fruit to three portions a day and fruit juice to one small glass a day.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This can quickly cause bloating.The Sun (2010)
But now women are being urged to heed aches, pains and persistent bloating that could be warning signs of the onset of ovarian cancer.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2012)
There may be constipation or diarrhoea, wind, and abdominal bloating and pain.Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)
This, it is claimed, reduces gas and bloating.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Certain ingredients are the most common causes of bloating, but they aren't the only ones.The Sun (2015)
If it's wind or bloating, you get too much.The Sun (2008)
There are four main symptoms: persistent bloating and tummy pain, a sensation of feeling full quickly after eating and needing to pass urine more often.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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