Your pants won’t button, your stomach has grown in size and you just feel so sluggish you barely want to leave the house. What are we talking about? Bloating.
Maybe you ate too much or maybe something you ate just isn’t sitting right, whatever the cause, one thing is for sure – bloating is highly uncomfortable.
What is bloating?
The gassy bulging you feel is a result of swallowed air and the breakdown of food through digesting. It can occur often or may happen only rarely. If the bloating and gas pains are persistent then it could be a sign of a more serious health issue.
Ideally gas is released through flatulence which is a normal part of life. But if this gas can’t be released, then it builds up in the stomach and intestines. The result is bloating.
Causes of bloating
There are many reasons why we may bloat and have difficulties passing gas. Some reasons are: (continue reading)