Gas is uncomfortable. It forms in our gut and give us a bloated feeling. Since expelling this gas is often accompanied by unfortunate odors, we’re often reluctant to do so, especially in company. Probiotics have gotten a lot of attention in recent years for their gut health benefits, so you might wonder if they can also help you with any flatulence you may be experiencing.

Probiotics can help with gas by revitalizing the gut’s microbiome and helping it to break down food more efficiently. Gas is usually formed because a gut with a weak biome does not absorb food as well as it should. Probiotics have a multitude of benefits with some people claiming that they help with things like yeast infections and eczema, although there is limited research available to confirm these benefits the general consensus is that they can help with gastrointestinal issues like excessive gassiness.

If you want to know more about how probiotics can improve your gut health and prevent excessive gassiness, read on.