Stomach bloating may cause the belly to look puffy, swollen or even hard. A person may feel like they need to pass wind or go to the toilet more often than usual. Often, it can be related to eating certain foods, being under stressful times or occasionally it could signal cancer.
Other signs of bowel cancer can include:
Difficulty sitting comfortably and moving around
Loss of appetite
Needing to pass urine often
Tiredness and weakness.
“A bloated stomach is not a pleasant feeling,” said the Cleveland Clinic.
The health site added: “While it’s a common experience and usually temporary, you may become weary of the cycle.
“Spending a little focused attention on the problem to identify the cause can be well worthwhile.
“Try recording your symptoms and possible triggers in a journal.
“Note diet, hormonal and stress factors. When in doubt bring your notes to a specialist for professional guidance.”