Christmas is coming and every one tends to overindulge in the festive season of Christmas! All this food and overeating creates havoc in the digestive system leaving your tummy uncomfortable & bloated and suffering from digestion problems. Following are some tips to keep away all these digestive issues during this festive season.
Chew Your Food Properly
Chewing the food properly releases the digestive enzymes into saliva for carbohydrates’ break down. Undigested carbohydrates can cause bloating, so chewing the food more can inhibit bloated bellies.
If you are feeling bloated and lethargic, movement is a must. It does not have to be a long walk or proper exercise; but just an adequate movement in order to help stimulate digestion. Eating too much and then being a couch potato will slow the system and this inactivity can cause the uneasiness of bloating. Yoga can also help effectively as its twisting postures supports digestion.
Drink Warm Liquids
The smooth muscles of the digestive system like warmness. Ingesting anything cold will weaken the system; whereas warm liquids or drinks will strengthen and relax it over time, eliminating bloating. Drinking a glass of lukewarm water in the morning before anything else will get your metabolism going for the rest of the day.
Rub Your Belly
Self-massage also can regulate your digestive organs. Lie down comfortably on your back, and then rub the abdomen, with the help of your palm, in a circular way around the belly button. Gently massage clockwise, as it’s the direction of your bowel, for a minute or two.
Have An Herbal Medicine
If you find you are having digestive issues year round, taking a good herbal medicine also can help to strengthen your system.
Bael from Himalaya is one of the best and effective herbal medicines to treat the digestion problems. Bael is a medicinal herb that heals an ulcerated intestinal surface. It exhibits significant activity against the intestinal pathogenic organisms. It also has antispasmodic properties which help you get rid of abdominal colic.
So follow these tips to keep away all the digestive issues and have a healthy, happy, and worry-free Christmas.