8 Ways to Get Rid of Bloating

Eat Slower: Eating at a slower pace can prevent bloating by reducing air intake and allowing the brain to signal fullness, according to Dr. Kenneth Brown, a gastroenterologist.

Drink More Water: Adequate hydration is crucial to prevent water retention, which can slow digestion and lead to bloating, advises Dr. Brown.

Manage Constipation: Constipation can cause bloating due to waste buildup in the intestines, but eating fiber-rich foods like kiwifruit and prunes can help alleviate symptoms

Limit Fiber: While fiber is important for bowel health, consuming too much can exacerbate bloating, especially if it's mainly insoluble fiber, warns Hardy.

Get Moving: Gentle exercises like walking or yoga can help release trapped gas and alleviate bloating discomfort, notes Hardy.

Try the Low FODMAPs Diet: Limiting fermentable sugars found in certain foods can reduce gas production and bloating, particularly for individuals with irritable bowel syndrome,

Avoid Straws: Drinking through straws can lead to air swallowing and worsen bloating, cautions Dr. Felice H. Schnoll-Sussman, a gastroenterologist.

Abdominal Massage: Massaging the abdomen in a circular motion can help relieve trapped gas and alleviate bloating discomfort, recommends Dr. Schnoll-Sussman.