Defeat Gas Bloat in 8 Easy Steps

Fit in some exercise 

Mild exercise improves gas transit and intestinal clearance, reducing bloat. After meals, a little neighborhood stroll or bike ride may help.

Avoid gum

Most chewing gum for dental cavities and fresh breath contains sugar alcohols including sorbitol, mannitol, and maltitol.

Avoid carbonation

Avoid sodas and sparkling waters to reduce bloat. carbon dioxide in these drinks raises stomach capacity and triggers stretch receptors, causing epigastric pain.

Manage stress

Mental stress can cause intestinal spasms in IBS patients, causing discomfort, agony, and bloat. Avoid bloat by managing stress.


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Reduce sodium

Excess sodium (salt) can cause bloating. Higher salt consumption may cause water retention, digestive inefficiency, and gut flora changes.

Quit smoking

Stop smoking. Smoking causes bloating. The Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology found that former smokers had functional bloating and constipation.


People may not think meditation may help reduce bloating.

Remove trigger food

We eat so many different foods and components every day that consuming something somewhat unusual may cause bloat.

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