I am 33 years old I have bloating and diarrhea every time I move my bowls there's no relief in the bloating like a constant pressure what can I do?

Your bloating and diarrhea could be caused by a number of reasons. One of the major reasons for bloating and diarrhea would be the food that you consume. There are certain foods such as beans, dairy products, wheat and root vegetables which are known to lead to gas formation in the digestive system. Even oily foods, fried foods and carbonated drinks can upset the stomach. Food allergies are another cause that can trigger diarrhea and bloating in most people. Other causes include lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, as also excessive smoking and alcohol intake.

In order to treat the condition it is of prime importance to pay careful attention to the foods you eat on a regular basis. There are also a number of home remedies that will help you with this condition.

  • Avoid foods that can cause gas in the stomach; these would mainly include junk foods, fried foods and carbonated drinks.
  • Consumption of foods that can cause allergic reactions can trigger symptoms such as vomiting, bloating, gas and diarrhea. It is advisable to monitor your diet so that you can identify the foods which may be causing an adverse reaction.
  • Avoid the intake of milk and dairy products if you are suffering from lactose intolerance.
  • Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome can be relieved by consuming more fiber and avoiding spicy foods and coffee which are known to irritate the colon. Smoking should also be avoided. It is also important to consult your doctor if you have this condition.
  • Rice or barley water is highly beneficial in relieving stomach discomfort. Even vegetables juices or clear soups may be consumed during the day.
  • Peppermint oil is known to be helpful in reducing bloating. It may be added to tea or warm water.
  • To relieve diarrhea, you can add a bay leaf to some warm water and consume. This will reduce gas and abdominal discomfort.

answered by J M

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