Bloating & Wind

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD) can often cause you to feel bloated and gassy. You might have questions about how to control excess gas and its effects, such as tummy gurgles and breaking wind. 

This information 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.

What causes bloating and wind?
What causes gas?
How can I reduce excess gas?
How can I get rid of smells?
What else may relieve symptoms?
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Last reviewed: April 2019