Flatulence or Farting is a embarrassing problem for everyone, whether it is the one who farts or the ones who stay close to him or her at the time of farting. Almost every one of us has faced this situation in our lives when we had farted and created an embarrassing situation for everyone around. Excessive farting can cause many problem for us like, social time, personal relationships and importantly affecting our working lives. It is obvious that people don’t like being around with any person that farts too much. Farting become very very unpleasant, especially when the fart has a sound and a very bad odor.
Let figure out what causes farts, why farts smell bad, and farting problems.
What Causes Gas?
If your digestive system is not working properly the food you take will not get digested properly, It is important to know why our digestive system get affected. There are a handful of common culprits you should know about which cause fart.
1. Low stomach acid
Stomach acid and it helps in breaking down food in the stomach, one of the first processes of digestion (apart from chewing). It’s the the most important factor that allows your body to absorb the necessary nutrients found in your food. What if there isn’t enough stomach acid, you experience acid reflux, gas, and bloating after most meals.
Dysbiosis refers to either an overgrowth of harmful bacteria, or a lack of good bacteria in the gut. Any of these situation can lead to poor digestion, and additionally a number of diseases if untreated. Along with gas and bloating, symptoms include undigested food in stool, fatigue, nausea, and iron deficiencies.
3. Poor digestion
Beans can cause gas. They belong to a group of foods that bypass regular digestion, and are fermented in your gut. This fermentation creates gas buildup, which is natural for everyone. But for those with IBS, this fermentation can cause severe discomfort, and is accompanied with flatulence.
Check out your eating habits, If you’re eating too much, your body isn’t able to digest all the food it has consumed. And the left over goes through a fermentation process in your intestines. As you now know, this chemical process leads in gas.
Our body always tell us that you are full and can not take more food, it could be a burps or flatulence , so don’t ignore these signals and avoid overeating.
5. Food sensitivity
Many people are sensitive to food and one of the main reactions your body has to a food sensitivity is gas. Others include stomach-aches, bloating, and even diarrhea.
Natural Remedies for Gas
If you want to get rid of unwanted gas try to to address the root cause first. Find out if your flatulence is the result of one (or more) of these causes, and consult your doctor about how to handle the problem. Once you’ve done that, feel free to use a fast treatment for stopping your embarrassing gas.
Here are some favorite proven natural ways that can hemp you to get rid of gas.
Drink Lemon and Baking Soda
What You Need:
½ glass water
1 tsp baking soda
What to Do:
Cut lemon in half or quarters, and squeeze as much of the juice as possible into water.
Mix in baking soda, and drink.
Some teas are traditional remedies for stomach-aches for a reason! Anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic, the best teas for easing gas are by far Peppermint, Ginger, and Chamomile. We especially love using peppermint from our own gardens! (You can also sip on plain warm water with your meals for a simple detox).
Use Black Peppe
Black Pepper is known to help indigestion that is a result of acid imbalance. If you have low stomach acid, we especially suggest this remedy for you! Apart from adding more of it to your meals, you can actually mix ½ tsp each of black pepper, dried mint, coriander, and ginger powder, and add one half of this mixture to a glass of water in the morning, and one half in the evening.
Cook with Garlic
Garlic is one of the best foods to stimulate your entire digestive system. The more often you can add some fresh minced garlic to your cooking, the better!
Drink Apple Cider Vinegar
What You Need:
1 tsp raw honey
1 tbsp ACV
1 cup water
What to Do:
Mix all 3 ingredients in a glass, and drink up to 3 times a day.
Eat Carom seeds
Carom seeds are actually useful for all stomach and digestion discomfort, not just gas! You can eat 5-10 seeds a day, and wash them down with a gulp of water.