Navigation Links
Managing Gas Isn't Rocket Science
Date:10/8/2008

Gastorenterologist Dr. Patricia Raymond offers tips on controlling your flatulence

East Longmeadow, MA (PRWEB) October 8, 2008 -- Daily flatulence is normal and necessary. In fact, the average person passes gas about 14 times per day (the human body produces one to three liters daily). However, every body behaves differently and some experience more gas than others. If you are one of those unlucky few, follow these recommendations from gastroenterologist Patricia Raymond, MD on how to minimize it:    

  • Keep a gas diary - If gas has become more than just an occasional nuisance, try to determine if your gas is related to a particular http://www.charcocaps.com/gas-and-food/ [food] by noting the volume of gas within six hours of your last meal. It takes about a full six hours for portions of a meal to be released as gas, so if you have a particularly gassy sensation, it might not be that snack you just ate, but the meal you had earlier in the day. If you find that you are gassy, note all items in your last several meals to crosscheck against other meal periods where you experience gas.

  • Determine odor - Non-smelling flatulence results from swallowed air, which is symptomatic of chewing gum, drinking through straws, sucking on hard candies or nervousness, rather than something you've eaten. Foul-smelling flatulence is related to the breakdown of actual foods as they go through the intestinal tract. If nutrients are poorly absorbed, they 'feed' bacteria in the gut, which then produces the smelly flatulence.

  • Deactivate gas fast - Dr. Raymond suggests taking http://www.charcocaps.com/product-info/ [CharcoCaps® Homeopathic Formula] products as a natural and safe way to relieve gas/flatulence. The activated charcoal/carbo vegetabilis in CharcoCaps is commonly used by people suffering from gas discomfort, pressure and bloating, since it serves to adsorb the gas, reducing both the gas and its smell.

  • Certain foods in moderation - Certain foods have a higher propensity to produce gas, since they are poorly absorbed by individuals, while others cause gas in just about everyone. They include beans, cabbage, onions, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, asparagus and corn; fruits such as pears, apples, prunes and peaches; whole grain products and oats; milk, ice cream and cheese; and carbonated drinks, fruit juices and alcohol.

  • Walk it off - Instead of keeping still after a meal, get moving: take a post-dinner stroll, do some chores around the house, or walk the dog. Not only is this a nice excuse for a bit of exercise, but it will keep your body moving and gas flowing.

  • Consult your doctor - If excessive or malodorous gas persists, see a doctor. What's making your belly bloat might not be gas, but a symptom of an underlying condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), celiac disease, pancreatic insufficiency or lactose intolerance. A gastroenterologist can make these determinations and prescribe proper diet and/or medication.

For more tips on how to control your gas, please visit http://www.charcocaps.com and while you're there, don't forget to sign up and take the http://www.charcocaps.com/gas-etiquette-quiz/ [gas etiquette quiz] for a chance to win the monthly pre-paid gas(oline) card. (while supplies last.)

You can also become friends with Gary Gasman the CharcoCaps spokesman on http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1440737722&ref=profile [Facebook] by clicking here.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1441094.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Oncologists are critical in managing psychiatric disorders in patients with advanced cancer
2. Methadone and systematic follow-up: the best solution for managing chronic pain
3. Roy Jakobs Appointed Elsevier Managing Director, A&G Sales and Customer Marketing
4. Empowerment Program Gets Patients on the PATH to Managing the Physical and Emotional Effects of Psoriatic Arthritis
5. Call Center Excellence: Managing Service-To-Sales Cultural Transformation
6. XRoads Solutions Group Appoints Dr. Ogan Gurel as Managing Director
7. Casey Family Programs Hires Ken Patterson as Managing Director of Child and Family Services
8. Managing the Service-to-Sales Cultural Transformation - Complimentary Excerpt Available from Best Practices
9. American College of Gastroenterology Offers Updated Clinical Guidance for Managing Pregnant Patients
10. National Nature Made(R) Survey Finds U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Heart Disease but May not be Managing Their Risk
11. Genstar Capital Appoints Mark Hanson to Managing Director
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Managing Gas Isn't Rocket Science
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van ... Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite ... 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... plastic surgery procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to ... known procedures, but also many of these less common operations such as calf and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell Observance Day. ... the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, Michigan, has ... , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood cells, which ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension ... that it will receive two significant new grants to support its work to ... its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Amanda Cheng, an orthodontist ... has extensive experience with all areas of orthodontics, including robotic Suresmile technology, ... , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct to orthodontic treatment. It can be used ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 According to a ... (Standard Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, ... Hormone), Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & ... studies the market for the forecast period of 2016 ... 2.81 Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  MedSource announced today ... its e-clinical software solution of choice.  This latest ... possible value to their clients by offering a ... preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the EDC platform ... MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long been a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Ill. , June 23, 2016  In a startling report ... are failing their residents by lacking a comprehensive, proven plan to ... a definitive ranking of how states are tackling the worst ... to only four states – Kentucky , ... Vermont . Of the 28 failing states, three ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: