Digestive Health

Why do people experience more flatulence as they age?

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  • ADr. Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    Flatulence in Older People

    Bloating and gas can worsen as people age. Watch this video for Dr. Oz's description of the difference between younger and older intestinal tracts.

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