Ezee Knowledge Bank – How to Get Rid of Gas Pains

Gas pains are caused by bacteria breaking down carbohydrates in your intestines, creating a gas build up. If you are not able to expel the gas, the pain can worsen, leading to cramping, sweating and bloating. Relieving gas pains can be temporary or a change in habits. Find out how to get rid of gas pains.

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Method 1 of 4: Acute Gas Pain Treatments

  1. 670px-Get-Rid-of-Gas-Pains-Step-01Stop consuming carbonated beverages immediately. These can cause bloating and gas pains easily. Replacing your soda or beer with water may start to reduce the symptoms quickly.
  2. 670px-Get-Rid-of-Gas-Pains-Step-02Stop eating for a short period of time. Consume smaller meals until the symptoms subside.
  3. 670px-Get-Rid-of-Gas-Pains-Step-03Stop smoking. Smoking can cause the extra consumption of air, which leads to gas pains.
  4. 670px-Get-Rid-of-Gas-Pains-Step-04Go for a walk. Light exercise can help move food through your digestive tract more quickly.
  5. 670px-Get-Rid-of-Gas-Pains-Step-05Drink peppermint or chamomile tea. A warm cup of tea can ease several kinds of stomach discomfort, including gas pains.
  6. 670px-Get-Rid-of-Gas-Pains-Step-06Take antacids or activated charcoal tablets. This may start to relieve gas pains within a few hours.

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