Treatment for gas, bloating or burping

August 9, 2007 RENU

Gas-producing foods and drinks

The amount of gas that different foods cause varies from person to person.

Peas, lentils, and beans of all kinds.
Vegetables, such as artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, green peppers, onions, peas, radishes, and raw potatoes.
Fruits, such as apricots, bananas, melons, peaches, pears, prunes, and raw apples.
Wheat and wheat bran.
Carbonated drinks, fruit drinks, beer, and red wine.
Fried and fatty foods.
Sugar and sugar substitutes.
Milk and other dairy products in people who have trouble digesting lactose, the main sugar found in milk.
Packaged foods that contain lactose, such as breads, cereal, and salad dressing.

1. Drink more water.
2. Keep food dairy & note foods u eat to identify gas forming foods.
3. Eat slowly, chew thoroughly.
4. Avoid drinking through straw.
5. Avoid chewing gum.
6. Avoid stress as can cause u to swallow air.
7. Take activated charcoal tablets such as charcocaps which decrease odour from gas.
8. Take antacids such as Di-gel, Maalox anti gas, Mylanta gas which makes belching away gas easy.
9. Food enzymes like Beano to break down sugars in vegs, grains.
10. Homeopathy- Carb veg 30, Lycopodium 30 daily 1dose till symptoms go away.
11. Take lactase enzyme supplements if lactose intolerant.
12. Peppermint, chamomilla, ginger herbs permit belching & decrease bloating after large meals.
13. Avoid constipation, which is the main culprit. Take more fibre.
14. Eat 6small meals rather than 3large meals.
15. Avoid laxatives
16. Yoga Poses for Digestive Health(gas)
Abdominal Massage
Backward Bend
Boat Pose Bow Pose
Bridge PoseCamel Pose
Cat & cow Child Pose Cobra Corpse Pose Downward Facing Dog
Fish Pose Forward Bend
Head to Knee Pose Hero Pose
Locust Pose and Half Locust PoseMountain Pose Reclining Hand to Toe Pose
Seated Cross Legged Position Seated Forward Bend
Seated Wide Angle Pose Shoulder Stand (Inversion)
Spinal Twist Triangle Pose Upward Facing Dog
Wind Relieving Posture


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