Can’t deal with bloating? Aside from making you feel uncomfortable, it can also make you self-conscious, which isn’t ideal when you want to wear tight workout clothes, high-waisted jeans, or a swimsuit.
To prevent bloating, we went straight to an expert for tips — after all, he sees patients with digestive issues all day long. Dr. Peyton Berookim, MD, FACG, is a double board-certified gastroenterologist and the director of the Gastroenterology Institute of Southern California, one of the most cutting-edge digestive health institutions in the world.
Dr. Berookim told POPSUGAR that “there are so many different reasons why one could experience bloating.” It could be something you ate, constipation, or your menstrual cycle, but here’s a list of ways you can decrease and prevent bloating.