Bloated stomach with COPD…

I was just shutting down for the night, when I found this search string “my father has COPD and he says his stomach is very tight”.

That’s a very common problem with respiratory illness, and one I’ve suffered from all my life. It’s a condition called “aerophagy” – literally, air-eating, which causes a painfully bloated stomach.

When it’s difficult to breathe, it’s a reflex action to Continue reading

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