“I swear I look pregnant after I eat!” If this has happened to you, you know the rest of the lament. You eat a little food, sometimes even just have a drink of water and your upper abdomen swells without limit. You might burp or experience heartburn, or you might just feel as if your abdominal wall is about to burst. “If only I were a cow and could regurgitate this cud!”
And then, if only that big bloat would pass, but it doesn’t easily do that: it just sits there and everything else seems stuck as well, nothing seems to move.
Or when it finally starts moving, it takes off with