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Is Ginger Tea Good For Bloating
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Sometimes: There are no research studies on ginger for bloating but it has a long history of use as a digestive tonic ; can speed the movement of food through the stomach ; small intestines. To what degree this may help your bloating can only be learned by trying it. If bloating persists, consider digestive enzymes, probiotics ; antimicrobial herbs like garlic ; oregano oil; consider seeing a holistic doc. ...Read more
Bloating: Yes, it may help. You can also try camile tea. ...Read more
How many cups of ginger tea (yogi) would you need to drink a day to reek the benefits? Since drinking tea my bloating and gas has subsided a bit.
Hard to say but...: Herbal medicine is an inexact science. According to http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/ginger 1 gram (1000 mg/day) is a good dose to reap the benefits for digestive issues but I can't find out how much ginger is in a cup of yogi tea (ti varies on how long you steep it, how hot the water is). It's safe to take many cups a day so experiment. But other treatments may help too- see comment:. ...Read more
Is peppermint tea good for getting rid of bloating? I know it aids disgestion but can it also help get rid of a bloated stomach?
I had rooibos tea for a month, and my breasts have grown, nipples swollen, gained 5 lbs, and bloating. Could tea cause hormonal problems? I'm virgin.
Rooibos tea: Rooibos tea has some estrogen like effects usually it is considered negligible and less than soy products but depending on your receptors it may have a more pronounced effect. Would stop if for a 2 weeks and see if symptoms resolve. If not please f/u immediately with a doctor. Have there been other dietary changes or lifestyle changes? f/u w/ doc ...Read more
Extreme bloating and stomach pains. Should I drink dandelion root tea at night to poo in morning? How long can I take this? Can u get dependent? I'm 19
42yr old male, eating a lot of beans as good nutrition causes bloating, is that harmful, can it be preventable?
I am experiencing nausea and bloating for two weeks. I am 35 in good health and not eating the same thing everyday. What do I do?
Well: Well many possibilities. First check a pregnancy test. If negative. Then time to see your doctor for a complete evaluation and possible testing ...Read more
Individualized: Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more
Abdominal swelling: Clarification please: are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating, or do you feel pregnant? Hard to answer your question without further information and clarity. Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? ...Read more
Does Activated Charcoal also adsorb nutrients and other positive things you don't want adsorbed? Its good for bloating but are there downsides?
Bloating: 22 F with unknown medical Hx asks: What are some good tips to reduce bloating after eating meals? ANS: First find out the cause of the blowing. Keep food/bloating diary to see if a specific food is doing it. If you find a food that does it in u then stop it and see if that helps. May want to try eating smaller amounts. If you can't figure it out yourself see your Dr. ...Read more
You can't: Bloating from baked goods represents either gluten insensitivity (celiac dz) or more common gas production from carbohydrates, wheat and sugar. All humans are probably allergic to wheat gluten. Only a few to the degree that they would get a celiac diagnosis. We all should avoid wheat and carbohydrates and eat a high fat, low carb diet. Read "why we get fat and what to do about it, " taubes. ...Read more
I read that chlorella algae is good in helping bloating and your digestive system. Does it really help?
Pro mean with: And bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes needed) they can kill off the good bacteria in our GI systems and we can have digestive problems. Good bacteria that are missing or low can re-grow. Peace and good health. Chlorella can also be used. ...Read more
What would be a good way for me to get rid of my constipation and bloating after I just finished a diet?
I experience bloating at night which hinders me from getting a good night's sleep. Are there any natural cure/remedy for this? (i have ibs)
I've heard that eating fruit during or after the main meal is not good for digestion. Ferments then causes gas and bloating.
Fruit may cause gas: There are some fruits/vegetables that are complex and can lead to gas/bloating. They are called FODMAP; examples are apples, pears... also broccoli, asparagus, brussel sprouts. You can look up the diet and avoid those if they bother your stomach. Otherwise the rest are ok to eat. ...Read more
Having nausea&bloating on/off for months. No other symptoms. Diet is good. Others docs say acid reflux & told me take probiotic. Sometimes doesn't help?
Find symptoms' cause: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, &even reaction to stress. Find & treat the cause. ...Read more
Chronic diarhea, bloating abdo pain, I had normal blood and stool results, now gastro exspert involved, but is normal blood results a good sign thanks?
Lab data: Normal is always good but may not have anything to do with your gastrointestinal issues. Labs taken out of the context of clinical illnesses are not relevant. Stick with your current doctors and let them continue your assessment. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Won't hurt: You will need to see if it helps since there is no definite treatment for your condition. Certainly there is no harm from trying them out. ...Read more