Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Effective Tips For Preventing Gas

The bloating, aches, and irritability that comes with flatulence is so uncomfortable. Constipation is even a bigger problem, you can pass gas, but you can't go. It can be a nightmare and tamper with your social life. There are many things that can cause gas including foods, juices and spices.

To avoid the embarrassment take a step back and look at what you are eating and drinking. The foods that are your friend could be your enemy. Here are some foods that can cause unwanted gas. You also may be suffering from a condition called; lactose intolerance. It is when your stomach cannot digest dairy products and cause stomach problems such as diarrhea, constipation, bloating, nausea and gas.


Garlic or garlic powder
Jalapeno and bell peppers
Spicy foods
Onion powder
Greens such as spinach, kale, turnip and collard
Sour cream


Fruit juices
Vegetables juices
Alcoholic drinks

There may be other things that may be causing flatulence. You should watch what you eat, monitor yourself to observe the reaction afterwards. Whatever is causing it, try to avoid it as much as possible. If there are more complications, see your doctor.

One home remedy that will reduce stomach irritability is baking soda. Take a teaspoon of baking soda with a 8 ounce cup of water. This is a effective way to relive the pressure from your belly.

Other culprits that may set off stomach gas is stress and nerviness

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