My parents thought I was just an anxious kid and chalked up the stomach aches and nail biting to anxiety.
I was hospitalized countless times and had multiple surgeries to remove the inflammation in my intestinal tract. As I got older, the symptoms got worse.
So many of us rely on sugar as a sweet treat, a reward for getting through a difficult day, or being really “good” on our diets. Some of us use sugar as a pick-me-up when they are feeling down or tired. I know how difficult it can be to just say “no” to sugar. To reduce belly bloat and gastric discomfort, minimizing sugar intake is a must. Read on to discover why.
It is fairly common knowledge that sugar is at the root of so many of our health problems today, including belly bloat.
When your system is overloaded with sugars, and/or if you have trouble processing simple sugars, the result is excess bloating and gas.
Bloating occurs when the sugars ingested are poorly absorbed and make their way in to the large intestine feeding the sugar bugs, or bad bacteria, that reside there. The sugar bugs produce further toxic gases causing bloating, discomfort, pain, and irregular bowel movements.
I know how difficult it can be to give up or even reduce your caffeine intake. When struggling with belly bloat, we are often exhausted and begin drinking coffee simply as a way to cope. Before you moan and groan and say there’s no way I’m giving up caffeine, discover how amazing you can feel by simply avoiding or reducing your caffeine intake.
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