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November 03, 2021
There is nothing more uncomfortable than dealing with a bloated stomach. Bloating and IBS is something that effects a large portion of the population in Ireland, and if left unchecked can cause long-term problems with your gut health.
If you’re someone that struggles with regular bloating or gut issues then you understand the struggle of finding what works for you and your body. Understanding the reasons why your body reacts the way it does is the first step in a long-term gut health solution.
In this blog post we will discuss Bloating & IBS to help you understand the reasons behind the reactions in your body and outline some methods of relieving the discomfort that comes with it.
What Is Bloating?
Bloating happens in the abdomen (stomach) and is when your gastrointestinal tracts (GI) fill up with air or gas, this includes your entire digestive system all the way from your mouth to your bottom. The feeling of being bloated is often similar to that of having eaten a very large meal, and having no room left in your stomach, it can even be painful and your stomach may even look physically bigger!
What Causes Bloating?
Bloating can be caused by numerous things, from the food you eat (some foods produce more gas than others) to dietary intolerances such as dairy. Other causes include:
Treatments For Bloating
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This blog post examines the various methods that people can take in order to alleviate the symptoms of the winter blues, which can be broadly explained as feelings of sadness, fatigue or uncertainty during the winter months, along with minor trouble sleeping and a lack of motivation. This blog also examines SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), which is a mood disorder which is a more serious version of symptoms suffered during the winter blues. After this comparison, methods of self care, such as improving diet and increasing sleep and regulating the times you go to bed and wake up, can be shown to improve mood. Finally, a message of hope reminds people that they’re never alone and helplines for various mental health groups are displayed.