Gas forms when bacteria in your colon ferment carbohydrates that aren’t digested in your small intestine.
Swallowed air can lead to the formation of gas. You swallow air every time you eat or drink. You may also swallow air when you’re nervous, eat too fast, chew gum, suck on candies or drink through a straw. Some of that air finds its way into your lower digestive tract.
Other causes of excess gas include: Food intolerances (sugar and gluten also can result in excess gas, diarrhea and even weight loss); Constipation; Another health condition (ulcerative colitis).
The greatest impact on reducing these upsets, have professed carminative herbs which are rich in essential oils, and also these herbs have beneficially affect on our digestion (ginger, anise, mint and thyme).
To maximize their calming effect, should be combined with chamomile, and additionally if you add probiotics yogurt, along with a slices of pineapple, which is rich in enzymes, you will get a drink that will facilitate the digestion and will keep you fresh all day.
Recipe that will help you to get rid of stomach cramps and gases:
- 1 cup cooled chamomile tea
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 cup pineapple chunks
- 1 probiotics yogurt
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 1 cup ice cubes
Put all components in a blender or food processor and also blend it up until smooth. After blending, put the blend in a glass, and also appreciate in this refreshing healthy and balanced drink.
Call your doctor if your gas is accompanied by:
- Prolonged abdominal pain
- Bloody stools
- A change in stool color or frequency
- Weight loss
- Chest pain
- Persistent or recurrent nausea or vomiting
Talk to your doctor if your gas or gas pains are so persistent or severe that they interfere with your ability to live a normal life. In most cases, treatment can help reduce or alleviate the problem.