5 Reasons Why You Have a Bloated Stomach
Years ago as a teenager, I would struggle regularly with a bloated stomach, gas and often times cramping. Years later, in my early 20’s, I experienced severe cramping, bloating and full blown irritable bowel syndrome. Fortunately, I was able to discover the root cause issues involved in my digestive struggles and corrected them naturally.
Unfortunately, so many people in our society today struggle with bloating. Some of the major triggers we can look at include poor diet, increased stress, exposure to toxins and medication usage. With so many triggers to a bloated stomach affecting us in our daily lives, it is easy to understand why so many people today struggle with bloating.
A bloated stomach can cause you distress and embarrassment. An abdomen full of gas and tension is hurtful to touch and can have you running urgently to the bathroom. However, stomach bloating can be a more serious problem than a simple reaction to the bowl of chili you ate 30 minutes ago. It can actually be a sign that your gut has an overgrowth of bacteria or yeast which may lead to a digestive disorder, allergies, autoimmune dysfunction and possibly cancer. (1)
Do You Experience A Bloated Stomach?
Stomach bloat results from accumulated gas within the digestive tract that causes the stomach to protrude forward. This can make the stomach tender and painful. You may recall someone joking that they appeared pregnant when they were experiencing bloating. Unlike fat, bloating is temporary and doesn’t cause the gaining of mass around the stomach. It is simply the result of air compacted around the abdomen.
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