HOW TO AVOID GAS AND BLOATING PROBLEMS

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avoid gas and bloating problems with simple techniques

Average adults pass gas from 13 to 21 times per day. Gas has a direct link with the digestion process. If gas is buildup in intestines and cannot be expelled, it leads to pain & discomfort. Painful gas, bloating & flatus are caused due to;

  • Eating of certain foods
  • Smoking cigarettes
  • Gum chewing
  • Swallowing air during eating or drinking
  • Overeating

No matter what is the cause of gas and bloating problems, you need to get rid of this problem to become calm and relax.

AVOIDING GAS & BLOATING PROBLEMS

The simplest way is to change diet and include only those items which are gas-relieving. If diet control has not worked for gas problem, you need to try out the following options;

PEPPERMINT TEA

Peppermint tea and its supplements reduce symptoms for irritating bowel syndrome like gas. You must consult your doctor when deciding to use such supplements. This treatment of gas sometimes interferes with the iron absorption & certain medications. Sometimes it also causes heartburn. Supplements of peppermint contain guidelines for intake. In a case of peppermint tea, recommended choice is to drink 1 cup before the meal to get best results for removing excess gas.

CHAMOMILE TEA

This is another option for reducing indigestion, bloating and trapped gas. This tea should be used before a meal and before sleeping for reducing harsh symptoms.

 SIMETHICONE

This medication is offered by many brands including;

  • Phazyme
  • Mylanta Gas
  • Gas-X

This remedy for gas and bloating problems works via consolidation of gas bubbles within a stomach. It thus allows expelling of gas much quickly. Before using any medication to treat a gas problem, you must follow instructions and ensure to have a discussion with a doctor. People already on some medication or pregnant women must consult a doctor before using these remedies.

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL

This is another medication which helps in eliminating gas which is trapped in the colon. These are tablets which are meant to be taken before & 1 hour after eating a meal.

APPLE-CIDER VINEGAR

Take this vinegar and dilute 1 tbsp. Of this in a beverage such as tea or water. This solution should be drunk right before eating a meal. Its use will reduce symptoms and relieve pain due to the gas problem.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Another way to release trapped troublesome gas and associated pain is to do exercise. You should try to walk after eating a meal for avoiding accumulation of gas. To relieve gas pain, walking, running and jumping rope help a lot.

LACTASE SUPPLEMENTS

This is a milk protein. This is an enzyme which is used by the body for the breakdown of lactose. Supplements of lactase are available easily and help in digestion of lactose by a body which ultimately leads to release of gas.

CLOVES

This is the herb which forms part of food herbs. Oil of this herb helps in reducing bloating & gas. It produces digestive enzymes. The best way to use this oil us to add 2 to 5 drops to 8-ounce water. Drink this water after meals to facilitate digestion process.

Try out these Remedies and tell us how much did you find these tips helpful?

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