While flatulence – or passing out gas is a natural part of digestion. It can be very embarrassing when it comes out unexpected. This is caused by the gas producing bacteria in the intestinal tract.
Did you know that passing out gas between 6 to 21 times a day is normal? Sounds too many beyond 21 times eh, but there are people who suffer this kind of embarrassing dilemma, specially those who take antibiotics.
We all know that probiotics provides us the essential good bacteria and so everyone, specially those taking antibiotics are encouraged to do so. Makes a lot of sense since antibiotics destroys ALL bacteria, including the good ones.
When this happens, unfriendly bacteria and toxins are produced, and begin generating toxins that leads to gas, bloating and even diarrhea. Make sure you buy the refrigerated probiotics at the stores to maintain the live lactobacillus, acidophilus and bifidus.
Ginger is once again on the limelight for this ailment. It helps stimulate digestion and relaxes intestinal muscles so that food will not overstay in the intestines and produce gases. Take two capsules or 250 mg with each meal.
Have you considered chewing on seeds? Take Fennel seeds after a meal has been found to be an excellent way to relieve flatulence. Chew 5 to 10 seeds after each meal and swallow them to maximize the effect. The oils of the seeds helps in the digestion process.
How about those moments when you are in the middle of a party or a meeting and suddenly you need to pas out gas? Not to worry, just keep activated charcoal handy for that short term relief. It works by binding toxic substances and helps them out of your system, quietly!
It’s good to pass put gas at the right moment and remember, you may not even be suffering from flatulence though. Try to monitor if you reached pass 21 times and you are a candidate. Happy counting!