aerophagia


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swallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)

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The causes of functional RAP include irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, abdominal migraine, aerophagia, and psychiatric disorders.
The patient complained of aerophagia and excessive eructation.
Anxiety often leads to the nervous habit of aerophagia (air swallowing) which means you gulp down large quantities of air.
A main cause of gas build-up is aerophagia, or air swallowing, due to rapid gulping of foods and liquids, gum-chewing, and even loose-fitting dentures.
Aerophagia: Behavioral problems which cause aerophagia (excessive swallowing of air) may increase pressure in the stomach.