Men’s Health: Burping too much? Ask a doctor

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Dr. Satish S.C. Rao

Dr. Satish S.C. Rao talks to Men’s Health magazine about burping, and it’s a lot of information to swallow. Here are a few takeaways:

  • Interestingly, physicians usually refer to a burp as a “belch.”
  • Most people burp about 3 to 6 times after eating or drinking, but it can be so subtle as to be undetectable.
  • Sometimes, the medicines that are supposed to reduce reflux and burping can actually lead to a cycle of more burping.

Read the full story online.

Men’s Health: Ask a Doctor: I Constantly Burp. How Much Is Too Much?
September 8, 2016
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Denise Parrish

Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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