Flatulence Causes and Cures

Bloating and GasExcessive flatulence can become a real problem in your life affecting your working day, your social time and your personal relationships. I know it used to be an issue for me. To put it really simply, people don’t like being around people that fart too much.

I didn’t want to be one of those people anymore, so I looked into all of the causes of flatulence and then started researching the corresponding flatulence cures.

I found some quick and natural remedies that would usually stop bloating and gas in short time. But it soon became clear that excessive flatulence is really just another symptom of larger problems with digestion and elimination.

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How to Drink More Water for Better Digestion

Drink Water RuleWhile most people know that they should drink more water throughout the day, up to 75 percent of the US population are estimated to be chronically dehydrated. 

This isn’t really surprising, with Americans now buying more diuretic soda than water, but this dehydration extracts a heavy cost on both your health and your appearance.

Here’s how to drink more water with a simple practice that ensures you keep well hydrated throughout the day. If you follow this easy rule it can even help reduce your hunger and aid in losing extra weight.

The Dehydration Epidemic

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The Hidden Costs of Poor Protein Digestion

Protein DigestionWhile getting enough protein in your diet is very important for optimal health, not properly digesting the protein foods you eat can actually harm your body in many ways.

Here’s how undigested protein in your gastrointestinal tract can lead to much more serious health issues than just bad gas, why low stomach acid is often the key to fixing your digestive problems, and how to improve protein digestion naturally using simple remedies.

It’s a widespread, yet rarely treated problem and it’s vital to understand the potential dangers of poor protein digestion, so let’s get started…

The Importance of Protein

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The Popular Beverage that Impairs Digestion & Breeds Bad Bacteria

Soda Impairs Digestion & Breeds Bad BacteriaHow exactly did so many of us come to be pouring a bizarre mixture of highly acidic phosphoric acid, addictive caffeine and disease promoting high fructose corn syrup down our throats each day?

Aside from the many well-known health risks associated with drinking soda, just what kind of effect is this acidic beverage actually having on your digestive system? Could the way it interferes with proper digestion be a hidden cause of many common gastrointestinal disorders?

While caffeine itself is a stomach and intestinal irritant that can cause premature gastric emptying, this page will cover the more damaging effects of soda’s two other main ingredients — phosphoric acid and high fructose corn syrup.

Drinking Acidity

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Lactose Sensitivity and Why Milk Causes Gas

Why milk causes fartingLactose sensitivity is a very common cause of digestive problems. A person who is sensitive to the lactose in milk will often experience symptoms such as bloating, intestinal cramps and excessive gas after consuming dairy products.

Ahead is what causes lactose sensitivity and intolerance, how to know if it’s affecting you, what foods and drinks contain lactose and how to greatly reduces symptoms if you do have milk or one of the many other sources of lactose.

What Is Lactose Sensitivity?

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The Top 10 Vegetables That Cause Gas

Broccoli flatulenceVegetables are an important part of a healthy diet and provide many nutritional benefits. Unfortunately certain vegetables can also cause gas and other digestive issues like belly bloat and intestinal cramps.

If you are having problems with excessive gas that you think might be caused by vegetables, this page lists the 10 most likely culprits and some simple suggestions to help avoid flatulence issues when you eat them.

1. Beans

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Using Fennel Seeds for Gas, Cramps and Bloating

Fennel for flatulenceIn herbal medicine fennel seeds are recognized as a powerful carminative – a herb that assists in expelling gas from your intestinal tract.

Here’s how these powerful little seeds reduce gastrointestinal problems and flatulence, a few potential precautions to be aware of and two ways to use fennel seeds to help prevent or treat intestinal cramps, bloating and embarrassing gas.

How Fennel Seeds Help Digestive Problems

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Where to Buy Fennel Tea Online

Buy fennel herbal teaFennel tea is an exceptional aid to digestion and of great benefit in the treatment of gastrointestinal problems like bloating, stomach cramps, IBS and excessive flatulence.

This page lists where to buy fennel tea, whole fennel seeds, capsules and extracts that are both high in the important volatile oils and at the lowest prices I could find.

Fennel Tea with High Volatile Oil Content

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What Is Fennel Tea Good For?

Benefits of fennel teaFennel is an important herb that has been used safely for many thousands of years in Chinese, Indian, Arabian and Western medicines. Aside from its value in cooking as a spice, it has been traditionally used as an aid to digestion and it has many health benefits.

Fennel tea is prepared from crushed or ground mature fennel seeds. These seeds are rich in important volatile oil compounds like anethole, fenchone and estragole that are believed to be responsible for its antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial/antimicrobial properties.

Here’s just what fennel tea is good for and how it can help with gastrointestinal problems like bloating, IBS and flatulence.

Bloating and Flatulence

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Ginger Tea Benefits for Better Digestion

How to Make Ginger Tea

Ginger is a pungent, fiery rhizome with many health benefits. This page will focus on how to use ginger tea to improve your digestion, prevent bloating, decreases intestinal gas and relieve flatulence problems.

How Ginger Tea Helps Digestion

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Where to Buy Activated Charcoal

Bulk Activated CharcoalActivated charcoal is relatively inexpensive for just how effective it is at relieving gastrointestinal problems and absorbing toxins from our body. This page lists the best places I’ve found to get activated charcoal online in easy to take capsules and bulk food-grade powder.

Tablets or Capsules?

Activated charcoal tablets are popular but I personally prefer and recommend capsules over tablets for two reasons.

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How to Use Activated Charcoal for Flatulence

Powdered Charcoal for GasActivated charcoal can be very effective at absorbing excessive flatulence gas and removing toxins and other undesirable compounds in your gastrointestinal tract.

It is, however, necessary to make sure you take this special kind of carbon in a particular way and at certain times for maximum benefit.

Learn exactly how to take activated charcoal correctly ahead, the recommended dosage and a few charcoal side effects and precautions to be aware of.

How Does Activated Charcoal Absorb Toxins?

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