Flatulence is the emission of gases present in the intestine. The mixture of gases 'flatus' is released under pressure and creates a sound accompanied by a foul odor. Apart from causing discomfort and pain due to bloating, it also causes social embarrassment. The most common symptoms of flatulence or more popularly known as gas are a feeling of bloating and discomfort, excessive expulsion of wind, belching and pain in the abdomen. The problem of flatulence is very common and usually due to dietary reasons. Problems in digesting certain types of food cause flatulence. While for some it might be due to lactose intolerance, the others may suffer it because of grain based food. Yet, others might suffer due to foods which are heavy in carbohydrates. Flatulence, however, is not a serious problem and can be cured using natural treatments. Know more about the home remedies for curing flatulence.