3 Tips How To Prevent Travel Bloat
Do You Have a Travel Bloat? It is the swollen feeling while traveling or eating new food. It may be due to the change in air pressure causing gases in your body to expand. In addition, eating new food or a large meal may shock the body, resulting in stomach discomforts such as bloating and gas.
Prevent Travel Bloat
Thankfully, we have the remedy in the form of peppermint and ginger, traditionally used over many centuries for their soothing and calming sensations to ease digestive discomforts so you’ll get to enjoy a comfortable tummy and holiday!
Refreshing peppermint helps relieve muscle spasms and helps your gastrointestinal tract relax so that you can release gas, plus it offers analgesics and anesthetic effects to quell any pain. Clinical studies have also shown that it functions as an antimicrobial and antiviral, demonstrating strong antioxidant capabilities. Up your health game with some peppermint!
Traditionally, ginger is used to treat indigestion as it stimulates the production of saliva and digestive juices to calm the stomach and intestine. It’s also a popular remedy to ease nausea and vomiting. According to clinical studies, it may reduce symptoms of arthritis. Fret not the next time you’re traveling or feeling bloated as ginger helps to eliminate your discomforts, with joint support to boot!
The lack of humidity in cabin air can pull fluid from the body, resulting in bloating, constipation, dry skin, and itchy eyes. Avoid beverages that could dehydrate or cause bloating such as alcohol or soft drinks. Stay hydrated with Performance®, a refreshing thirst quencher powered by a full spectrum of electrolytes to minimise fluid loss for optimal hydration, wherever you are.
Soothe and calm your tummy with a special blend of peppermint and ginger plus fennel and anise to:
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