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Aerophagia is a condition where large amounts of air are swallowed.
It occurs most often in people who are very anxious or who have mental health
problems. However, it also is seen in teenagers who want to show off their
ability to burp loudly.
You can avoid swallowing air.
Take your time when you eat and drink. You are
more likely to swallow air when you rush through meals or eat on the run.
Chew your food thoroughly before you
Avoid carbonated beverages, such as soda and beer, and do
not drink through a straw.
Keep calm. Tension and anxiety can cause you to
Do not chew gum.
Do not smoke or use other
If you wear dentures, make sure they fit
properly. Have them readjusted if you have gained or lost weight.
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July 05, 2013
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