Managing Bloating & Wind

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People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, often report feeling bloated. Many also worry about excess gas and its effects, such as tummy gurgles and flatulence (breaking wind).

This information sheet answers some of the queries most often raised about bloating and wind. It also contains suggestions and tips some people have found useful in managing these symptoms.