If you have digestive problems after a heavy meal your stomach will most likely become bloated. This is the most common reason for bloating, a heavy meal or overeating that causes difficulties with digestion.
But there are some people who feel bloated all the time so their digestive system must be somehow burdened. Experts say that bloating is a result of trapped gasses in the stomach, which happens after certain foods or the way people eat.
Bloating is often disregarded as something unimportant but it can actually be a sign of a more serious issue or health problem, which is why you need to address it in due time.
Here are the top 5 most common health problems that may cause bloating:
If your body is dehydrated it can be manifested through several different symptoms which include bloating as well. Drink at least 6-8 glasses of water on a daily basis and this problem will be resolved.
Too much carbs
If your diet largely depends on carbs and sugars, it’s no surprise you feel bloated all the time. Lower the consumption of these harmful ingredients and start eating more fruits and veggies instead.
If you’re constipated there are trapped gasses in your stomach and it’s what’s making you bloated. To resolve this condition, increase the consumption of foods rich in fiber, but do it gradually so that the situation isn’t worsened instead of resolved.
You eat too fast
By eating fast you ingest a lot of air with your food and you don’t chew your food properly, which leads to indigestion and bloating. Take smaller bites and chew slowly!
High levels of stress can also lead to bloating because when the brain is stressed it interferes with the digestive system’s function.
- pylori is a bacterium that resides in your stomach lining and if it overgrows it can cause a number of problems including bloating, unexplained weight loss, gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, burping, nausea and heartburn.
Below you’ll find the most effective natural remedies for H. pylori overgrowth, which can be treated with antibiotics but a natural approach is more advised:
Probiotics are recommended by all health experts for every digestive issue known to the medical community. It’s also very beneficial against H. pylori overgrowth.
Manuka honey is a powerful antibacterial agent and will destroy every bacterium residing in your stomach. For best results you need to consume it three times a day.
According to a group of Chinese scientists, cranberry juice can lower the bacteria count in your organism by 14%.
Green tea and red wine are also beneficial in the treatment of H. Pylori.
And if bloating is your main concern here’s a remedy that will help you eliminate it:
To prepare it you’ll need:
- 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp. of grated ginger
- 1 cucumber
- a bunch of parsley
- 1tbsp. of Aloe Vera gel
- 1/2 a glass of water
Toss everything in the blender and pulse until the mixture is homogenous. Pour the remedy in a glass and drink it immediately.