Causes and remedies for stomach and intestinal bloating due to gas

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   Posted 11/17/2010 6:57 PM (GMT -6)   
There was just posted a good medical video article about what causes gas bloating.
The parts that interested me were:
Causes -  swallowing air, maldigestion of complex carbohydrates and sugars, celiac and gallbladder diseases, lactose intolerance.
In the sugars and carbs maldigestion were included - soluble fiber, Splenda and Equal, various sugars including maltitol and the others in dietetic foods, and complex carbohydrates.
Some of the cures are - adding live culture (not frozen) yogurt 3xday, probiotics, and taking Rifaximin (especially if there is diarrhea).
I've been using a lot of Splenda, taking soluble fiber, and I'm having a bad time since fundo with bloating.  I wonder if the problem with Splenda is not the ingredient itself but the dextrose filler???  Dextrose is just righthanded glucose.

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   Posted 11/17/2010 9:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Alcie,
That's some interesting and helpful information. Thanks for sharing!
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