Top 31 Proven Home Remedies For Bloated Stomach In Adults, Children And Pregnant Women

Bloated stomach, or abdominal bloating, is a common complaint that can happen to everybody of all ages, generally related to organic diseases or functional gastrointestinal disorders. Though the symptoms are often underestimated, the bloated stomach can give the signal of a more serious health problem. Therefore, being fully and thoroughly informed about the disease and its remedies will help you and your family in some cases. In this article, Effective Remedy will give you 31 proven home remedies for bloated stomach for adults, children, and pregnant women. The recipes we've focused on are traditional home remedies that can be used alongside usual medical treatment. Always consult your doctor about your condition, and if symptoms are getting worse rather than better.

Home Remedies For Bloated Stomach: Top 31 Proven Ways In Adults, Children & Pregnant Women 

I. Effective Remedies For Bloated Stomach

A. Home Remedies For Bloated Stomach In Adults

1. Seeds, Nuts, And Herbs

1.1. Ginger

Creating the special taste of ginger, gingerols and shogaols are compounds that have strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. They soothe the digestive tract and reduce bloating and intestinal spasm by blocking the serotonin receptors in the intestines, causing nausea[1] [2]. It is also possible that gingerols help the body release enzymes that digest food. They also relax the intestinal muscles.

Remedy 1

What you need

  • Fresh ginger root: 1 inch
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Optional: Green tea: 3 – 5 leaves
  • Honey to taste

How to do

  • Thinly slice the ginger. You can smash the pieces for higher efficiency.
  • Boil ginger, water, and green tea leaves in a saucepan for 3 -5 minutes and add honey.
  • Cover and steep the pan for 10 minutes.
  • Consume 3 times daily.

Remedy 2

What you need

  • Fresh ginger root: 2 – 3 slices
  • Salt: a pinch

How to do

Grate the ginger with the salt. Eat 1 teaspoon of the paste before meals.

Warning

  • People with high blood pressure, pregnant women and breastfeeding women, and people with stomach pain, peptic ulcer, and duodenal ulcer need to avoid using ginger.
  • Do not use ginger at night.
  • Do not eat stamping or sprouting ginger.
  • Adults can consume up to 1gram of ginger daily.

1.2. Anise

Anise is a fragrant spice that has a sweet and spicy taste. Anise can reduce bloating and abdominal distention thanks to its anethole. Anethole found in anise seeds may help increase the intestinal and gastrointestinal motility and soothe the abdominal pain[3] [4]. It also has mild analgesic properties which relieve stress, treat constipation, and regulate bowel movements.

Remedy 1

What you need

  • Anise seed: 1 teaspoon
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Honey: Optional

How to do

  • Add the anise seed to 1 cup boiling water.
  • Cover and soak for 10 minutes.
  • Add honey and drink when the water still warm.
  • Drink 2 – 3 times per day.

Remedy 2

What you need

  • Ground anise seed: 2 grams
  • Light wine: 500 ml

How to do

  • Mix anise seed with the wine and leave for at least 6 hours.
  • Drink one gulp after having meals.
  • The wine can be kept up to 1 week.

Warning

  • Do not consume anise under the following condition: sleep hard, red face, dry mouth, and allergy.
  • Do not overdose to prevent poisoning.

1.3. Fennel Seeds

Fennel seeds contain carminative, diuretic, pain-reducing, and anti-microbial properties. Those chemicals may relax the spasm in the digestive tract[5]. Estragole, fenchone, and Anethole in fennel seed can relieve gas and treat stomach bloating.

Remedy 1

What you need

  • Fennel seed: ½ to 1 teaspoon
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Honey: optional

How to do

  • Steep the seed in boiling water for 10 minutes.
  • Add honey and drink 2 – 3 times per day.

Remedy 2

What you need

  • Fennel seed: 3 – 4 grams

How to do

  • Carefully chew the seed and swallow both the seed residue and the seed water.
  • Do this one time daily after the big meal.

Warning

Overuse of fennel seed can cause early breast development in newborn infants and reduce milk production in breastfeeding women.

1.4. Caraway Seeds

Carvol and Carvene in caraway seeds have antispasmodic and carminative properties. As a result, caraway seed help to smooth muscle tissue in the digestive tract and get rid of excessive gas and bloating[6] [7].

Remedy 1

What you need

  • Crushed caraway seeds: 1 teaspoon
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Honey: optional

How to do

  • Boil a cup of water and then pour into a cup contained seed.
  • Cover for 10 minutes and add honey.
  • Consume 2 – 3 times daily.

Remedy 2

Chew a pinch raw caraway seed or caraway crackers several times daily.

Warning

Be aware that caraway seed can increase the risk of premature birth.

1.5. Almond

Almonds are rich in fiber, which is good for the digestive system. Hence, almonds reduce the problem of indigestion, prevent constipation, help increase the digestion, and remove unwanted and unhealthy toxins from the body. Apart from containing healthy fats and alkaline molecules, almonds also have probiotics that help digest, detoxify, and grow microbes in microorganisms[8].

Remedy

What you need

  • Almonds: a handful
  • Water: ½ cup

How to do

  • Soak almonds in water that the water covers all the seeds.
  • Cover with cheesecloth and leave 10 – 12 hours.
  • Drain and keep in the fridge up to 1 week.
  • Eat 4 – 6 almond seeds in the morning daily.

Warning

Eating dried almonds without peeling reduces the nutritional value and causes indigestion.

1.6. Quinoa

Quinoa is gluten-free, so it is easy to digest and can be used for people of all ages. Quinoa also contains fiber and several nutrients such as vitamin B and amino acid, which support the digestive process in the stomach[9].

Remedy

What you need

  • Quinoa: 1 cup
  • Broth (or cold water): 2 cups

How to do

  • Rinse and drain the seeds by using cold water several times to remove saponins.
  • Put the quinoa and broth to the pan and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Use the cooked quinoa like other grains in the meals.

Warning

Saponin in the outer layer of quinoa is a nutrient-resistant component that blocks the absorption and utilization of body nutrients. Please wash the quinoa seed carefully before using.

1.7. Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a gluten-free whole grain and is an important source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and important antioxidants. Oat contains slow-absorbing carbohydrates, so it gives you a feeling of being full longer and more energy for a day's work. Thanks to the high amount of soluble fiber, oatmeal is good for the digestive tract[10]. Consuming oatmeal daily helps prevent constipation and increase bowel motility.

Remedy

What you need

  • Oatmeal: ½ cup
  • Water or milk: 1 cup
  • Cinnamon, fruit, Greek yogurt: optional
  • A pinch of salt

How to do

  • Put oatmeal, water, and salt into a pan.
  • Simmer and stir occasionally until soft.
  • Add cinnamon to taste and enjoy with fruit or yogurt for breakfast.

Warning

  • Do not use oat bran in case of digestive problems as it can irritate intestinal diseases (irritable bowel, IBD).
  • Don’t consume more than three servings per day to prevent cholesterol-reducing.

1.8. Brown Rice

Brown rice is one of the excellent home remedies for bloated stomach. Brown rice contains insoluble fiber that wipes off bulk inside the intestine and makes the digestive process more comfortable[11].

Remedy

What you need

  • Brown rice: 1 cup
  • Water: 2 + ¼ cups

How to do

  • Wash the rice with running water.
  • Bring water to a boil, add brown rice, reduce to simmer and cover with the lid.
  • Cook the rice for 40-45 minutes.
  • After 40 – 45 minutes, turn off the heat and let the rice steep for 15 minutes more.
  • Serve as grain in the meals.

Warning

Do not add brown rice too rapidly to diet as it may trigger digestive gas.

2. Vegetable

2.1. Kimchi

Kimchi can promote digestion as it provides probiotics to the body. Lactobacillus in kimchi helps to maintain the intestine in a healthy state. The high fiber level of the vegetable also supports bowel movement.

Remedy

Using kimchi to treat digestive problems is simple: just eat it. Kimchi can be bought at any Asian store or supermarket. Use it as a side dish or vegetable in the meal.

Warning

As kimchi is made from the fermentation process and contains bacteria, be careful and buy from a trustworthy brand. Unknown origin kimchi can create nausea or diarrhea.

2.2. Cucumber

With plenty of water and fiber combined with the sweetness and coolness, the consumption of fresh cucumber will help you regain your energy, wipe off excess salt and is a very effective way to improve your constipation, belch, flatulence, dyspepsia, heartburn, and stomach pain.

Remedy

What you need

  • Cucumber: 1
  • Apple: 2
  • Lemon: 1

How to do

  • Peel off the cucumber and apple. Cut into even pieces.
  • Squeeze the lemon to extract the juice.
  • Put all the ingredients into the blender.
  • Add around 1-2 tablespoons of water for the blade to run smoother.
  • Drink the juice immediately after blending.

Warning

Cucumber seeds contain small amounts of toxins such as cucurbitacins and tetracyclic triterpenoids. These are factors that trigger bitterness. Absorbing cucurbitacins too much into the body can lead to indigestion and bloating.

2.3. Pumpkin

Among the vegetables, pumpkin is the ‘champion' in terms of iron, vitamins, minerals, organic acids, fiber, and especially potassium. Potassium in pumpkin may get rid of unnecessary sodium inside the body, thereby reducing bloated stomach[12] [13].

Remedy

What you need

  • Pumpkin: 200 grams
  • Water: 2 cups

How to do

  • Peel the pumpkin and remove the seeds. Cut into bite-size pieces.
  • Cook the pumpkin with clean water until soft.
  • Strain the pumpkin, keep about ½ cup of water.
  • Blend well-cooked pumpkin with the remaining water.
  • Enjoy during meals.

Warning

  • Do not eat more than 2 servings per week as pumpkin contains a lot of vitamin A precursors. If you eat a lot, this substance is not digested and will be stored in the liver and under the skin.
  • Do not keep cooked pumpkin in the fridge or the freezer.
3. Fruits

3.1. Orange Juice

Along with vitamin C, orange also contains vitamins A, B1, pantothenic acid, folate, calcium, copper, and potassium. Orange is full of substances called phytosterols (plant sterols) that improves the digestive system[14] [15]. The fruit also provides fiber to stimulate digestion, reducing constipation.

Remedy

What you need

  • Orange: 1 to 2
  • Warm water
  • Sugar: 1 teaspoon

How to do

  • Squeeze to take pure orange juice.
  • Add water to the juice with ratio 1:2 to dilute the juice.
  • Add sugar or honey and enjoy after meals.
  • Drink 1 cup daily.

Warning

  • Do not consume pure orange juice directly to prevent stomach ache.
  • Only drink orange juice when you are full.

3.2. Pineapple Juice

Pineapple helps bloated stomach by providing bromelain enzyme to break down protein inside the stomach and intestine[16] [17]. Pineapple is also rich in fiber, which helps to protect the intestinal tract.

Remedy 

What you need

  • Pineapple: 1 cup
  • Water: 1 cup

How to do

  • Peel and cut the fresh pineapple.
  • Blend the cut pineapple with water for about 1 – 2 minutes.
  • Strain to obtain pineapple juice.
  • Drink 1 cup daily. The residue can be used for cooking.

Warning

Eating too much pineapple can increase the dose of bromelain in pregnant women, stimulating womb contractions, leading to miscarriage.

3.3. Melon

Watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe are the natural diuretics[18]. With 92% water and potassium, these melons make your body to eliminate excess water, salt, and sodium. By that way, melons relieve bloating.

Remedy

What you need

  • Watermelon, honeydew or cantaloupe: 100 grams
  • Water

How to do

Blend the melon of your choice with little water to make the blade run smoother. Get rid of the seeds and drink 1 cup daily.

Warning

  • The elderly should not eat too many melons as it can cause abdominal distention, flatulence, anorexia, cholera for week stomach and intestine.
  • Do not consume melons right before or right after having meals.

3.4. Avocado

The enzyme lipase is found in avocado can break down monounsaturated fats, help the digestive tract to take out the food faster, and then reduce bloating.

Remedy

What you need

  • Avocado: 1
  • Vegetable broth: ¾ cup
  • Milk: ¼ cup

How to do

  • Peel and remove avocado seeds. Remember to keep the dark green part right under the skin for the most nutrient part.
  • Smash the avocado meat and mix in milk and water. You can warm the liquid up a little bit.
  • Enjoy the soup in your meal.
  • The soup is also suitable for children.

Warning

  • Eating too much avocado during pregnancy and breastfeeding period can reduce your ability to produce milk.
  • If breastfeeding mothers consume avocados in large numbers, babies are more prone to abdominal pain.

3.5. Bananas

Banana is a great supporter to fight against bloated stomach thanks to its high fiber and potassium level. Fiber and potassium help the body to eliminate extra salt and sodium and reduce bloating[19] [20].

Remedy: Add a banana in your daily diet.

Warning: A banana provides 400mg of potassium, while the body needs an additional 4,700mg of potassium per day. High potassium in the blood can result in abnormal heart rhythm, slow pulse, nausea, and even cardiac arrest.

3.6. Lemon

Lemon juice is good for digestive health. It can stimulate gastric secretion to help digestion, promote excretion, and cleanse the intestines. Lemon juice can also reduce symptoms such as poor digestion, heartburn, and flatulence. It is also a natural diuretic that wipes out the excessive salt in the body[21].

Remedy 

What you need

  • Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon
  • Warm water: 1 cup
  • Lemon zest from half a lemon
  • Honey or sugar: optional

How to do

  • Add the zest and juice to warm water.
  • Let the water sit for 3 – 5 minutes.
  • You can add a little sweetness to taste to the water, but it is unnecessary.
  • Drink the liquid while it is still warm once daily.

Warning

  • Do not drink lemon when hungry.
  • Never drink lemon juice directly. Drinking too much lemon juice can cause heartburn. The acid content in lemon juice can stimulate the esophagus. Increased acid content can irritate the lining of the stomach and heal the ulcer for a long time.

3.7. Papaya

Papaya contains papain enzyme, which improves digestion by helping to break down proteins. Therefore, papaya stimulates digestion and reduce gas and bloating[22].

Remedy 

What you need

  • Papaya: 200 grams
  • Banana: 100 grams
  • Coconut juice: 100ml

How to do

  • Peel papaya and banana. Remove papaya seeds.
  • Blend papaya and banana with coconut juice.
  • Drink once a week.

Warning

  • Eat plenty of ripe papayas, in the long run, will cause the palm and feet skin turn yellow.
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms may be a side effect when eating too much papaya. Papain can cause stomach pain when consumed in large amounts.
  • Pregnant women should not eat green papaya. Pregnant women eat papaya sap can lead to miscarriage or premature birth, abnormal births, even stillbirths.
4. Tea

4.1. Green Tea

One of the most effective home remedies for bloated stomach is green tea. Having additional antioxidants properties, green tea is a more preferred natural diuretic product[23]. Some common symptoms of a bloated stomach can be reduced with the help of green tea, including cramp, pain, the sensation of fullness. Green tea may also smooth the digestive process and lower the gas level[24].

Remedy: Drink 1 cup hot or cold green tea in the morning, after breakfast. An alternative way is to drink about 50ml of green tea after each meal.

Warning

  • Children under three will have anemia if they use green tea. Because green tea contains tannic acid when combined with iron, it causes a negative reaction to the body, causing the iron level to reduce.
  • Pregnant women also should not drink green tea. Tea contains more than 30% oxalic acid, limiting gastric mucosal absorption of iron, combined with iron molecules in the intestines and stomach to create non-absorbable residues. Caffeine in tea increases the heart rate, increases the pressure on the heart and kidneys, stimulates urine, causes pregnancy poisoning, affecting the health of the fetus.

4.2. Peppermint Tea

Menthol oil in peppermint has antispasmodic and relaxant effect. It will relieve the contraction in the intestine and reduce gas[25].

Remedy 

What you need

  • Dry peppermint: 1 teaspoon Or Fresh peppermint leaves: 1 handful
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Honey: Optional

How to do

  • Boil the water and add the peppermint.
  • Steep 10 minutes and add sweetness.
  • Drink the tea 1 – 2 times per day.

Warning 

  • People with a history of miscarriage should be careful and avoid mint tea when they are trying to become pregnant or pregnant.
  • People who are breastfeeding should also avoid this tea because it can harm the newborn.
  • Do not drink more than 5 grams of mint per day.

4.3. Chamomile Tea

Containing relaxing and sedative effects, chamomile tea is good for healing intestinal gas, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting. Chamomile tea also has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties that relieve cramps[26].

Remedy

What you need

  • Dry chamomile herb: 1 – 2 teaspoons Or Chamomile tea bag
  • Water: 1 cup
  • Honey and lemon: optional

How to do

  • Bring the water to a boil. Add the herb or tea bag.
  • Steep 10-15 minutes.
  • Add honey and lemon and drink warm.
  • Consume 3 times per day.

Warning

  • Chamomile tea can be contaminated with bacteria. Infants and young children avoid honey and chrysanthemum products.
  • Carefully use chamomile if you have an allergy.
5. Other Foods

5.1. Kombu

Kombu contains obscure enzymes that break down gas-causing complex sugars that are normally indigestible (alpha-galactosidase and beta-galactosidase)[27].

Remedy

Adding one strip of kombu to the water when cooking any types of soaked bean.

Warning

Kombu is high in iodine that could cause gastrointestinal issues if consumed more than 4.5 grams (1/4 cup) per day.

5.2. Probiotics

Certain probiotic can relieve bloated stomach: Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus Plantarum, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium Infantis, Lactobacillus acidophilus, and so on. Probiotics intake will change the gas-producing bacteria into a healthier one.

Warning: Using probiotics can lead to some side effects, including constipation and sensation of thirst when using yeast-based probiotics.

5.3. Aloe Vera Juice

Providing nutrients and enzymes, aloe vera gel may help clear inflammatory heat, regenerate the gastrointestinal lining, balance digestive juices, and gently cleanse the liver[28] [29].

Remedy

What you need

  • Aloe vera leaf: 1
  • Water or fruit juice: 1 cup
  • Honey or sugar to taste
  • Lemon juice: optional

How to do

  • Peel off aloe vera leaf to obtain the meat. Remove any greenish gel.
  • Soak the meat in salt water for 15 minutes then rinse off with running water.
  • Add the meat, sweet and lemon juice into fruit juice and lightly blend.
  • Drink right after blend.

Warning

Pregnant women should not take aloe vera internally because aloe vera can stimulate uterine contractions and cause complications.

5.4. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Apple cider vinegar contains probiotics and high levels of acetic acid. It helps to lower the body's water retention, while also reducing inflammation in the abdominal cavity[30] [31].

Remedy 

What you need

  • Apple cider vinegar: 2 – 5 tablespoons
  • Water: 200 – 400 grams
  • Honey

How to do

  • Heat the water and add honey.
  • Stir in the vinegar. If you cannot stand its flavor, add slightly less vinegar.
  • Take small sips in the daytime.

Warning

  • Long-term use of ACV could lead to low potassium levels.
  • Always dilute apple cider vinegar with water before consuming.

5.5. Baking Soda

Baking soda reacts with the stomach acids and produces carbon dioxide, which expels the excess gas from the stomach through belching. It functions as an antacid that helps to neutralize the excess stomach acid, thereby relieving bloating[32].

Remedy 1

What you need

  • Baking soda: 1 teaspoon
  • Warm water: 1 cup

How to do: Mix baking soda with warm water and drink immediately.

Remedy 2

What you need

  • Baking soda: 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel seeds: 1 tablespoon
  • Water: 1 cup

How to do

  • Soak the fennel seed in water overnight.
  • Strain to obtain the water.
  • Add baking soda to the water and drink.

Warning

Without consulting a doctor, children and pregnant women should not take baking soda.

B. Home Remedies For Bloated Stomach In Children
1. Fiber-Rich Foods

Including fiber-rich foods in children’s diet help to clean their system[33]. Try to vary the diet so that the kids do not get bored.

Remedy 

What you need

  • Quinoa seeds or quinoa sprout: 1 small serving
  • Vegetable
  • Salmon
  • Salt and pepper

How to do

  • Thoroughly clean quinoa seeds with running water. Cook seeds grain.
  • Rinse and boil or steam quinoa sprout with vegetables.
  • Stir-fry seed, vegetable, and salmon for kids. Blend for smaller toddlers.
2. Melaleuca Oil

Melaleuca oil is used to expel gas when the amount of gas accumulated in the body. Besides, melaleuca oil limits the formation of gas and removes the gas in the intestinal tract[34].

Remedy

What you need

Melaleuca oil

How to do

  • Put a drop of melaleuca oil to the hands.
  • Rub two hands together before rubbing the kid’s stomach.
  • Massage in a circular motion for 10 – 15 minutes.
  • Do this after a kid has meals.
3. Probiotics

Probiotics may help increase the levels of healthy bacteria in the body[35]. These bacteria are useful for accelerating your digestion, which can help to decrease abdominal bloating[36] [37].

Remedy 1

What you need

Lactobacillus acidophilus powder: 1/8 teaspoon

How to do

Dissolve the powder follow the formula. Feed bottle-fed baby twice a day.

Remedy 2

What you need

  • Greek yogurt
  • Fruit: melon, pineapple

How to do

  • Chop fruit finely and mix with the yogurt.
  • Feed children slowly to minimize air intake while eating.

Warning: Ask a doctor before using supplementation probiotics

C. Home Remedies For Bloated Stomach In Pregnant Women
1. Fenugreek Seeds

The soluble fiber in fenugreek seeds can absorb excess water in the intestine and add bulk to the stools. By that way, fenugreek seeds reduce gas and get rid of bloating.

Remedy

What you need

  • Fenugreek seeds: 1 handful
  • Water: 1 cup

How to do

  • Soak seeds in water so that the water covers all the seed.
  • Leave it overnight.
  • Strain to discard the seed.
  • Drink in sip all day long.

Warning: Do not drink the water for more than 3 days per week and 2 weeks continuously.

2. Buttermilk

Buttermilk promotes digestion by providing probiotics, therefore smoothes the digestive process and limit gas formation[38].

Remedy 

What you need

  • Buttermilk: 1 cup
  • Rock salt: a small pinch

How to do

Add rock salt to buttermilk and drink once or twice daily.

Warning: If you have lactose intolerance, do not consume buttermilk.

II. How-To Tips For Bloated Stomach

1. Belly Stretches

Belly stretches help to relieve the expanded organs and the spasmed muscles in the intestine. It also stimulates movement in the torso, making digestion more fluently.

How to do

  • Lie on your back and slowly pull your knee to your chest.
  • Let your hand form a T shape.
  • Slowly drop your knees to one side.
  • Repeat the method for about 3 to 5 minutes.
2. Drink Plenty Of Water

Remember to drink enough water to ensure that fiber can do its job effectively. Different people need a different amount of water per day, but try to have at least 6 to 8 glasses of water daily. When you are well-hydrated, your body will release the retain fluid and reduce swelling.

One tip when drinking water or any fluid is to drink with a straw to minimize the air taken into the digestion tract.

3. Eating Habit

When you experience a bloated stomach, especially in children and pregnant women, divide your meals into 5 – 7 smaller meals over the day. As the amount of food intake in one meal decreases, the gas formation level will be lower.

Besides, chew your food properly so that you do not gulp a big chunk of food. Please take a small bite of food and chew calmly to limit the air taken into the stomach.

Always eating in a sitting position and avoid lying down immediately after eating to prevent gas-forming and constipation.

4. Exercise

Exercises may help stimulate digestion[39]. Food and fluid will “travel” through your digestive tract faster, reduce gas forming, and aid bloating. Therefore, be active!

Adults should keep a regular exercise habit. Some beneficial activities are running, jogging, and swimming.

Parents can help babies and toddlers to move their leg in the cycling movement to encourage digestion activity.

During pregnancy, walking after eating is a form of light exercise that prevents gas. Take a break of 10 minutes after having meals and then walk around the house for 50 – 70 steps.

III. Facts About Bloated Stomach

1. Three Levels Of Symptoms Of A Bloated Stomach
  • The most obvious sign is distension of the abdomen.
  • You may sense pain, excessive gas, cramped stomach, burping, belching, or abdominal rumbling.
  • Other warning signs are fever, watery eyes, itchy throat, diarrhea, and nausea.
2. Causes Of Bloated Stomach

There are various causes of abdominal bloating; some of the most remarkable roots are:

  • Gas and air intake when swallowing air (eating too fast, chewing gums)
  • Dehydration after eating salty of drinking alcohol
  • Constipation when eating little fiber, stress, etc.
  • Infection as the inflammation level rises
  • Hormonal changes such as menstruation
  • Cancer
  • Food allergy
3. Top Foods Causing Bloated Stomach
  • Beans
  • Carbonated drink
  • Cruciferous vegetable
  • Onion
  • Sugar alcohol
4. Surprisingly, Diet Foods Cause More Bloating

Diet foods replace fat and sugar with sugar substitutes, which are very difficult to digest. These undigested chemicals will stay in the intestine for a longer time and form gas, spasm, and distension.

Read more: Effective Home Remedies For GERD Symptoms In Adults & Children. This article was medically reviewed/fact checked by Scott  Johnson, AMP, CEEOS.

IV. Frequently Asked/Unasked Questions About Bloated Stomach

1. Does Bloating Go Away By Its Own?

It depends on the symptoms you suffer.

If you experience bloating for the first time or the symptoms are mild, it may go away by itself.

However, if bloating frequently occurs with more serious signs, you must seek help from an expert.

2. How Fast Do I Feel Better?

Different people have different biochemistry; therefore, the time that bloating go away for each person is also different from others.

If you take medicine or supplementations, the pain will pass in minutes.

If you try the above home remedies, it may take one to three days, even a week. But these remedies are natural and considered safe.

As stated above, if you suffer from bloating for a long time repeatedly, please come and see doctors.

V. Prevent Bloated Stomach From Starting 

  • Avoid bloat-causing food
  • Avoid fatty food
  • Avoid swallowing air
  • Consume less salt
  • Eat small at a time

Above are the easy and effective home remedies for bloated stomach for all your family members. We also gave you some facts and information about bloating and how to prevent it. Hopefully, our remedies and tips will be beneficial for your whole family and beloved.

All contents provided are for informational & educational purposes. We recommend you consult a healthcare professional to determine which method is appropriate for you.

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