A protruding belly is one of the manifestations of bloating, which in itself is a natural process of the body. In a normal state, about 1 liter (about half) of the stomach and intestine is filled with gas.
The air in the stomach is the result of the work of intestinal microflora microorganisms – bacteria which help the digestive process. The harder it is for the stomach to digest food, the more gases are produced.
Here are several scientifically-proven ways to get rid of a bloated belly and at the same time help the stomach in its daily hard work.
Method #1: Massaging this point helps to reduce gas formation and relieve the stomach.
Take the navel as a “starting point.” Place 4 fingers horizontally above it. The desired point is above the upper finger. Massage it for 2-3 minutes clockwise and the same counterclockwise. If you did everything right, you’ll feel a sour taste in your mouth and salivation will increase.
Method #2: This massage will help to eliminate water retention and relieve stomach pain.
This point is situated at the height of the second finger above the navel. Press on it, and massage for 2-3 minutes clockwise and as much counterclockwise.
Method #3: This type of massage will increase intestinal activity and remove heaviness.
Place 4 fingers horizontally under the navel. The correct point is located under the little finger. It also needs 2-3 minutes of massage clockwise and as much counterclockwise. If done correctly, it’ll help to get rid of bloating.
A healthy person can have lots of causes of bloating. They’re related to nutrition and the work of the stomach. Here are a few basic tips: