How can I induce flatulence so as to release stomach gas?

Your query although highly logical is quite strange, as most individuals seek treatment to suppress and prevent flatulence, not the other way around. There is not much that you can do to actually induce flatulence, but there are some factors that can certainly relieve the problem of excessive stomach gas. Flatulence is actually the release of excess gas from the digestive system. Unfortunately this natural mechanism of balance can be extremely awkward, embarrassing and uncomfortable. For this reason more often than not you will find people trying to find tips to prevent it.

Flatulence occurs naturally in response to the excess gas, so if you already suffer from a gas problem there is little you can do apart from encouraging the action. Sometimes all it takes to release some of that trapped gas is some light physical activity. This will help significantly to release the pressure. If light physical activity and exercise does not solve your problem then you will need to take other measures and also make modifications to your diet.

If you've been eating a lot of high fiber foods like beans or cabbage then cut down on these as they can often cause an excessive build up of gas. Avoid any other foods that you find trigger a gas problem. Here are some remedies to help you deal with the problem of stomach gas:

  • Follow a regular disciplined lifestyle, with fixed meal times, but try and switch to smaller meal servings to eliminate the problem.
  • Include some unflavored yogurt in your daily diet to control gas problems.
  • Lemon juice makes for an extremely effective remedy to calm a turbulent and gassy stomach. You can simply extract some lemon juice and add it to a glass of water. Add half a teaspoon of baking soda to this mixture. While this may not taste very pleasant it is very effective because of the action of both lemon and baking soda.
  • Herbal teas like peppermint and chamomile work as an effective treatment for bloating. Try and have a cup after your meals on a daily basis. You can also boil some bay leaves in water for around five minutes and then drink the water while warm.
  • Chewing on a piece of ginger is also frequently used as a remedy in traditional medicine and is quite effective. You could even soak some ginger leaves in lime juice and drink the juice or make a mixture of ginger powder with lime juice.
  • As pointed out earlier physical activity is essential and can help avert most common digestive problems, particularly gas bloating.

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