Here are tips to prevent gas problem:
- Eat smaller meals;Don't overeat
-Limit fluids intake during meals. As it increases stomach distension.
-Avoid foods and drinks that trigger acidity
(e.g. Fatty ,Spicy foods, onions, garlic, peppermint, chocolate, coffee,tea, citrus fruits or juices, tomatoes, cola or alcohol)
-Don't lie down after eating.Wait at least 2-3 hours after meal before sleeping. Avoid late night snacks .Elevate the head
end of bed by 6-8 inches. Sleep in left lateral position.
HOME REMEDIES:.Dried ginger ,dried fennel or Ripened guava can speed up digestion of food
-TREATMENT: for mild symptoms, like Mucaine gel, may give relief.
-For severe cases,tablet Pantocid
–DSR is taken once/twice daily before meals as these reduce acid production in the stomach.