Almost everyone has experienced digestive disorders such as abdominal bloating, belching, heartburn, or pain in the abdomen and nausea. In fact, however, those unpleasant experiences can be prevented with some simple tips.
Here are 7 tips to prevent digestive disorders.
1. Write down some types of foods or beverages that trigger the occurrence of digestive disorders based on your experienced.
Often, foods or beverages high in acids, caffeine, spicy, or alcohol triggers the occurrence of digestive disorders.
2. Eat slowly.
If you have a habit of eating too fast, you’ve swallowed lots of air that can disturb the process of digestion and lead to digestive health disorders. Eat slowly and chew well.
3. A balanced diet by consuming foods containing lots of fiber, while always drink plenty of water.
4. Don’t lie down after eating.
Our bodies are made to digest food in an upright position. Therefore, when you lie down while the body is trying to digest food, then this may cause digestive disorders. Wait 2-3 hours after eating before lying down.
5. Don’t wear too tight clothes while eating.
Wearing clothes that are too tight or belt while eating can compress the stomach to knot.
6. Chew gum after eating.
Chewing gum after meals can help stimulate saliva production which eventually neutralizes stomach acid and reduce the likelihood of experiencing digestive disorders.
7. Eat foods contains probiotics.
‘Good bacteria’ in probiotics that found in some foods and in your digestive tract are able to make healthy digestion either in the form of fermented milk or probiotic supplements. Therefore, whether as a prevention or treatment for digestive disorders, this intervention is very helpful for such health problem.