Traditional knowledge about heath in my country is guided by Ayurveda and according to it sleeplessness can be a symptom of flatulence. I wonder if a connection between flatulence and sleeplessness exists and has been discovered by modern medicine.


I found only freemd.com of DSHI Systems correlate Flatulence with insomnia.

  • Since starting Pentasa tablets (anti-inflammatory drug for ulcerative colitis which causes flatulence) my insomnia has markedly diminished. I hope this improvement keeps up. – Percy Allan Jun 6 '19 at 10:03

Flatulence, which is likely associated with abdominal distention and thus some discomfort, can disturb sleep.


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