Gas — as in excess gas, the kind that escapes without warning from your gastrointestinal tract — is a fact of life. But it’s often an uncomfortable, downright humiliating one.

By itself, excessive gas is unpredictable, annoying, and has the potential to ruin a good dinner party, first date, graduation, wedding, or other celebrations. And when it accompanies diarrhea, it can be a double whammy, leaving you feeling bloated – and embarrassed.
Never mind that it’s a universal problem.”We all pass gas, even people who don’t admit to it,” says Lawrence Kosinski, M.D., a gastroenterologist in Chicago and a spokesperson for the American Gastroenterological Association.

“People are really disturbed by gas,” says Vicky Hertig, RN, PhD, a lecturer at the University of Washington, Seattle, who has researched the topic. “They feel bloated, they feel gassy. Especially women. They feel uncomfortable, not pretty.”

There are a few other things you can do to reduce your gas production – like quitting smoking.

And what isn’t exercise good for? Turns out, a little exercise — walking, jogging — can help stimulate the passage of gas through your GI tract, according to the American Gastroenterological Association.

Of course, you might want to work out solo.

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