What is bloating gas?

Bloating is a feeling of tightness you get from too much gas, and your belly looks and feels swollen after eating. Bloating can often cause pain and discomfort.

What causes bloating gas?

Bloating Intestinal gas is a common problem in the general population and is a frequent reason people seek medical attention. Passage of intestinal gas is viewed differently depending on your lifestyle, age, and gender.

Some causes of bloating include, but are not limited to:

  • Carbonated drinks
  • Chewing gum, smoking, and lose dentures
  • Dairy products
  • High-fiber cereals and bread
  • High-fat foods
  • Starches, such as potatoes, corn, wheat, and pasta
  • Vegetables, beans, cabbage, and broccoli

How is bloating gas treated?

Often, what you eat affects your digestive system. The food you intake is primarily digested in your small intestine. After absorbing all nutrients from your food, their residues that stores in your colon with bacteria, fungi, and yeast are part of your digestion process. This process produces methane and hydrogen, which come out in the form of gas.

Changing dietary habits may be enough for some people to alleviate bloating symptoms.

Avoiding some food may help to ease the bloating symptoms:

  • Artificial flavors commonly found in low-carbohydrate and sugar-free
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Foods with high-fat content
  • Fried or spicy food
  • High-Fiber food


Adjusting your lifestyle may be a good option, If no medical condition is causing the problem:

  • Avoid drinking through straws.
  • Avoid beans and lentils
  • Avoid soda and other carbonated beverages.
  • Avoid smoking.
  • Avoid some vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli
  • Add an exercise routine to your workday, for example, having a short walk.
  • Avoid foods known to cause gas.
  • Avoid prunes
  • Avoid foods containing lactose, such as milk, cheese, and other dairy products
  • Avoid over-the-counter supplements and fiber drinks
  • Eat slow and keep proper posture sitting down while having your meal
  • Foods that contain molecules that may be hard to digest, such as garlic and onion
  • Stop chewing gum.
  • Try not to talk much while eating.

Probiotics help to generate healthy gut bacteria. Probiotics can be found in Greek Yogurt.