Jet Bloat occurs when high altitude expands the bodys gas, but according to gastroenterologist Dr. Patricia Raymond, there are some simple ways to keep your body grounded while youre not.
Dr. Raymond says, Pack your own food. Most of the stuff at airports, like frozen yogurt and pizza is kind of gassy.
And while youre cruising through the concourse, Dr. Raymond says to avoid carbonated beverages and vegetables, and adds, This is not a time to have baked beans or drink lots of beer.
But if youre scared your in-flight flatulence may suffocate the girl in the aisle seat, there is one saving gas grace.
Dr. Raymond says Jet bloat isnt terribly smelly, but its generally very noisy, and you may have trouble getting your seatbelt on.
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