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How to get rid of gas

Gas is something that we all experience from time to time, in spite of the fact that nobody loves to speak about it (which makes it much more difficult to discover solutions to cure it). Gas, on the other hand, is a natural byproduct of the digestive process that takes place when an excessive amount of air accumulates in our digestive system. There are instances when this occurs because we consume an excessive amount of carbonated drinks or consume our meal at an excessively rapid pace. Other times, it occurs because our body is working harder than normal to digest our food, which results in the production of more gas from the bacteria that produce gas.

Gas, regardless of the reason for its occurrence, may be excruciatingly uncomfortable, infuriating, and humiliating. Thank goodness, there are methods to ease pain right now and strategies to prevent it from happening again in the future.  Mejdi Ahmad, MD, gastroenterologist with the Medical Offices of Manhattan shows us some medical approaches to managing gas. Read the article.