Gas Symptoms And Carbonated Beverages

Posted on January 8, 2014

Carbonated beverages act as a silent producer of bloating and gas. These seemingly harmless beverages produce air pockets in the intestines, which can lead to varying levels of discomfort and embarrassment. Passing gas during social functions often leaves you in an uncomfortable position. Not passing gas can leave you with a pocket trapped inside. Some trapped gas can cause enough pain that sufferers believe they are in the midst of a heart attack. Diet, particularly carbonated beverages, are the most common cause of excessive or painful bloating and gas.

Why are Carbonated Beverages to Blame?

Sweetened carbonated beverages have two issues that often lead to gas buildup. The carbonation causes irritation in the bowels, which can trigger an IBS episode or urinary incontinence. The carbonation creates air pockets within the beverage, which then cause discomfort in the intestines. Additionally, many carbonated beverages also contain fructose, another leading cause of bloating and gas. Fructose is a sweetener derived from fruits. New research shows that as many as one in three people suffer from fructose malabsorption, leaving them with bouts of diarrhea, vomiting, gas and bloating. Carbonated beverages act as a one, two punch to the digestive system, greatly increasing the chances of a gas related issue.

Do I Need to Give up Sodas?

Safe, gentle and natural products like CharcoCaps allow you to continue to enjoy an ice cold soda on a hot summer’s day. Activated charcoal, the only active ingredient in CharcoCaps absorbs gas molecules as they form, relieving discomfort quickly and easily. If you take the recommended dose, as you drink your carbonated beverage, you can avoid developing uncomfortable gas or bloating. The activated charcoal attracts and absorbs the gas buildup, allowing you to enjoy foods and beverages that have been off the menu for years. Regardless of the cause of your gas issues (IBS, lactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, etc.) CharcoCaps offer a safe, over-the-counter remedy that allows you to enjoy some of your favorite foods and drinks.

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