Before a big event: Natural gas remedies
Next time you're gassy, take activated-charcoal caplets (sold at most drugstores) to keep your tummy from swelling, Schorr-Lesnick says.
Try probiotics. They help break down food, preventing bloating and gas.
Peppermint, chamomile, and fennel tea can relieve irritable bowel syndrome, which may cause gas and bloating, Schorr-Lesnick explains.