We’ve all been there, and we all hate it: the bloating, the gas, the distended abdomen, or having to unbutton your pants to get a bit more comfortable. And, if your diet has been particularly poor, you are under a lot of stress or suffer from PMS, it can get a lot worse: trapped gas that causes a lot of pain, fatigue, constipation, foul body odor… Ugh!
While bloating, gas and constipation can be the result of some serious health conditions, most people suffer from them because of poor eating habits and improper combining of foods.
These symptoms were part of my weekly routine since I was six years old. Back then, I was eating improperly combined food and lacked specific nutrients in my diet. My parents had the best of intentions and did the best they could, but like many of us, they were misinformed about the right foods and eating habits.
It wasn’t until I learned about Chinese Medicine, food combining and conscious eating that all these symptoms started to disappear. And now, many years later, I can proudly say that my days of stomach discomfort, bloating and painful gas are behind me.
So, how did I do it, you wonder? The answer is fairly simple. But first, it's important to learn how to prevent this from happening in the first place. Of course, prevention is a much better strategy than scrambling to find solutions once the problem arises. Some preventive measures include: