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flatulence

[′flach·ə·ləns]
(medicine)
Excessive intestinal gas.
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Zammit ruled that even if the flatulence had happened in a small windowless office, it "would not necessarily amount to bullying," news.com.au reported.
Hingst told the court he had moved out of a communal office space to avoid supervisor Greg Short's flatulence. He alleged that Short would then enter his small, windowless office several times a day and break wind.
Doing so causes fermentation and the production of gas that we release as flatulence. One of the ways to reduce farting after eating beans is to drink a lot of water about 30 minutes before eating the beans.
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Symptoms may be worse in the evenings, from overeating, from fatty foods and better from sitting up, eructation and flatulence.
"This new cushion is a belt and braces approach to flatulence filtration."
PROTEIN POWER Meats and seafood provide rich amounts of protein, but no carbohydrates, making them useful meal choices for preventing flatulence. Avoid high-fat meats or processed foods, though, such as burgers, as they can delay stomach emptying and cause bloating.
He said that it gives relief from anaemia, indigestion, flatulence, constipation, colic, diarrhoea, respiratory disorders, menstrual disorders, and remedies against eye and heart diseases too.
The pilot of a Dubai-Amsterdam flight was forced to make an emergency landing after a fight broke out over a passenger's flatulence problem, said a report.
The matter was reported to the Transavia Airlines crew and the pilot of the plane ordered the passenger to control flatulence as it annoyed other passengers.
Summary: Plane diverted after passengers fight over flatulence
Transavia Airlines made an emergency landing due to an altercation on excessive flatulence. (Shutterstock) DUBAI: An Amsterdam-bound flight from Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger's persistent flatulence led to a midair fight, Dutch daily De Telegraaf reported.