FAQ | Dealing with trapped wind

One of the most common questions I see asked in the #IBDSuperHeroes Facebook group is: “Any tips for relieving trapped wind?”

Trapped wind can be common after surgery, as a symptom of IBD and of course, a result of eating and drinking. It can be incredibly painful, especially when you have active inflammation, strictures, or scar tissue, and it can last an awfully long time if action is not taken to shift it!

As is often the case with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, what works for one person may not work for another, but there are so many tips and tricks which get shared repeatedly, that I would hope at least one will work for you!

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