Non Drug Treatment for Stomach Gas

The majority of people that have have symptoms that don't require any treatment, Typically, changes in diet and lifestyle leave quick corrections within the symptoms of gas.

Eructation "Belching":  Some people gulp air with each belch and this is often often related to multiple small belches over seconds. To prevent gulping air with each belch or instructing a forced cessation of belching should relieve this. Adjusting poorly fitting dental apparatus or decreasing excess salivation by reducing gum chewing, cigar chomping or cigarette smoking can help improve eructation. Also, reducing ingestion of gas-producing or gas-releasing substances (e.g. carbonated beverages, sodium bicarbonate) could also be helpful. Eat meals slowly to decrease the likelihood of gulping air when swallowing. Breathing exercises can also be considered.

GI discomfort: the sensation of bloating with the will to belch can simply flow from to overeating. Very large meals ingested within the late evening may induce symptoms; eating less and earlier within the day may reduce them. Physical activity can also help reduce abdominal bloating.  Abdominal cramping may arise from variety of dietary and pharmaceutical sources, like osmotic laxatives.

Flatulence: Eating smaller, more frequent meals throughout the day may help decrease symptoms. a correct exercise program can also help improve and maintain the function of the GI system and reduce gas production.

Following a diet low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols (FODMAPs) may be a reasonable option within the management of patients with functional gut symptoms; however, the available data is primarily in patients with irritable bowel syndrome, and there's great variability in study parameters, which impacts the strength of recommendations. FODMAPs include fructans and galactans (oligosaccharides), lactose (disaccharides), fructose (monosaccharides), and mannitol and sorbitol (polyols or sugar alcohols). Foods rich in FODMAPs include apples, artichokes, cauliflower, garlic, honey, legumes, mangoes, milk, mushrooms, onions, pears, rye, stone fruits, sugar-free mints/gums, watermelons and wheat.