Gas - any cures

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by gambatte, 14 Jan 2008.

  1. gambatte

    gambatte Middle of the pack...

    S Yorks
    Got one of the 'Xmas bugs' on boxing day. Started with headaches and lots of gas (kept waking up belching). Anyway, couple of weeks on, the flu type symptoms etc have gone, but I'm still 'gassy'

    Tried various things. The strangest probably harking back to my kayaking days at Holme Pierrepoint, Coca Cola was always touted as the pre-emptive medicine for 'trent belly'.

    So, asking for any advice and opening myself up to any of the 'Jokers' out there:biggrin:
  2. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Sorry Gambatte...ive nothing to offer thats helpful, but your post just reminded me...
    I never heard it called trent belly before, but i seen its worst effects as a kid. :blush:

    I used to fish on the trent toward Newark.
    Occasionally we used to see a dead cow slooooowly going with the flow, four legs and a huge distended belly facing skyward,:biggrin::biggrin:
    We used to throw stones at the carcass as it slowly went by...

    Ahhh....entertainment as a kid :wacko:

    Anyway, sorry to hijack...moving on :biggrin:
  3. LLB

    LLB Guest

    A Vindaloo to take your mind off it :biggrin:
  4. OP

    gambatte Middle of the pack...

    S Yorks
    Still got a cough, so a curry might not be a good idea!!:wacko:
  5. Twenty Inch

    Twenty Inch New Member

    Behind a desk
    Cut animal and legume protein, cheese and brassicas out of your diet for a few days. Lots of camomile tea.

    And don't go anywhere that you'd be embarrassed to fart.
  6. Alan Frame

    Alan Frame Gnu

    Lost In Space
    I find peppermint tea is helpful for gassy, upset tums.
  7. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Forget the folk remedies. Get one of the proprietary anti-flatulence treatments from the chemists. They are quite good.
  8. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    After a good curry you'll be afraid to cough:wacko: Can't really offer a cure but hope it goes soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  9. Jaded

    Jaded New Member

    Yeah, but he wants to stop all that.
  10. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

  11. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    apparently eating charcoal works, but i've never tried it.
  12. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    Don't think it's actually charcoal you're supposed to eat, but homemade substitutes like burnt toast.

    I think it's all carcinogenic in some way though
  13. OP

    gambatte Middle of the pack...

    S Yorks
    Fortunately flatulence isn't a problem. Its all heading upwards, causing belching....
  14. Chew on a few cumin seeds...
  15. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Get yourself a 'Fringe' comedy act talking through them?
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