"Congratulations, are you pregnant?!" is not very fun to hear if you are just suffering from a bloated stomach...
Bloating is a common abdominal issue. It is not a dangerous disease, but it can certainly be an irritating problem.
Most people feel uncomfortable about their huge bloated stomach in social situations. It might even require you to have two separate wardrobes to accommodate the large shift in waist circumference that can happen during the day. Tight pants or jeans can often feel uncomfortable when squeezing your stomach when it start to expand and take up more space. Wearing soft stretchy pants is usually much more comfortable.
There are two different kinds och a bloated stomach.
1. Visible distended stomach
2. The feeling of having a bloated stomach without any actual distension
The feeling that the stomach is swollen with or without distension has been shown to affect up to 96% of people with functional gastrointestinal diseases.
It can cause two different symptoms.
There are at least three causes to bloating.
What causes these 3 points above? Some air gets into us when we talk and swallow food. Everybody also produce some gas in the gut every day, bout 2 liters. Though some people produce much more.
Gas are formed when the bacteria in our intestine ferments undigested food particles, such as fibers. The amount of gas produced depends on the amount and type of bacteria found in the small intestine and colon. It also depends on how much undigested food the bacteria are provided. This is in turn is affected by the kinds of foods you eat and how well your digestion works
Following are several contributing factors to problems with a swollen, bloated stomach.
As seen above there are several possible factors that can interact and contribute to increased gas production and swelling of the abdomen. This is also the case with the vast majority of lifestyle diseases. It is rarely just one cause or only your genes.
Begin by trying these basic tips that usually reduces the problem.
Fell free to try some of these and see if it helps. If they do not reduce the bloating enough, you probably need to work more thoroughly with the 6 pillars of a peaceful gut.