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The passing of abnormal amounts of gas through the anus, with or without discomfort.

What Is Flatulence?

From Modern Western Medicine

Intestinal gas is created when air is swallowed and makes its way into the intestine. Fermented foods and bacteria in the intestines may also produce gas, which is released through the anus.

From Traditional Medicine

Flatulence occurs when imbalances exist […]

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By |2018-04-03T19:33:15+00:00March 8th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Offensive mouth odor is also known as halitosis.

What is Halitosis?

From Modern Western Medicine

Halitosis is the medical word for bad breath, caused most often by smoking, drinking alcohol, eating garlic or onions, or poor oral and dental hygiene. Contrary to popular belief, neither constipation nor indigestion is a cause. Rarely is halitosis a symptom of illness.

If bad […]

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