Bloating, pain and the gurgles? Read this if you can’t burp

Theres no medical term for it, but one doctor has pioneered lack of burping as a condition and is working to help no-burpers Can you burp? Not even on command just, for instance, have you burped at all in 2019? While belching is characterized as a day-to-day bodily function, for an unknown number of people, its a relief they never experience. Instead, a big meal or carbonated beverage sets off a chain of gastric unpleasantries: bloating, searing pain in the esophagus, and excessive flatulence. And of course, the gurgling, a sound reminiscent of croaking frogs that seems to come from the throat. Theres no medical term for people who cant burp, and the amount of scientific studies on the missing …

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Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto / Chalabala There’s a new viral challenge spreading across social media, and it’s making the world a cleaner place. The “Trashtag Challenge” is inspiring people on Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit to take a walk outside and clean up any litter they stumble upon. To participate in the challenge, simply seek out a litter-filled area or overflowing trashcan, clean it up, and share before and after photos online using the hashtag #trashtag. It’s incredibly wholesome. SEE ALSO: One overlooked way we can significantly improve our mental health: more nature The hashtag has been around for years, and in 2015 UCO, a company that makes gear for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities, even started the #TrashTag …