Does Gas X Really Work?

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Does Gas X really work?Simethicone is an orally taken substance that is used to prevent foaming and can therefore be used to reduce the effects of a bloated stomach and this agent is the active ingredient that is found inside Gas X. There are many products worldwide that contain Simethicone but Gas X is the biggest and most well-known brand containing this substance.

Gas X was first brought to the market in 2004 and since then the brand has grown to what it is now and challenging for the title of being the leading substance as a cure for excess gas in the stomach.

The substance comes in the form of a pill that is intended to be swallowed. The best effects of Gas X are seen when the pill is taken prior to a gassy or potentially bloat-inducing meal so that the substance is already in the system and waiting for the food to help break it down.

The Claim
The headline campaign of Gas X is simply two words “Pressures Off”. This does two things to promote the brand and convey confidence into the user. Firstly it gives the impression that it will completely remove the pressure of excess gas and a bloated stomach, as well as giving the user the idea that by using this tablet, they will no longer have any worries about having a bloated stomach or embarrasing gas.

The company that distributes Gas X also says that there are few to no other pills that will act as quickly as Gas X will at breaking down gasses in the stomach and relieving the consumer by claiming “unbeatable speed”.

This is a good claim for a product for those that feel the effects of gas, but there is no claim made about the longer-lasting effects for those consumers that experience gas all through the day or on a continual basis.

The Hype
The selling point of this product is clear and targeted. Gas X is not a product that will be bought by all consumers as an everyday, must-have item as say aspirin is. However, by targeting the market for those with a poor tolerance to gassy foods and substances the market is still open to around 140 million people a year. Bloated stomachs can affect people in different ways and at different stages throughout their lives. Each person will have a different ideal cure but the Simethicone agent found inside Gas X is wide ranging and almost certain to cure even just the mild discomfort and belly pain caused by gas.

The Cost
The price for 120 soft-gel pills of Gas X is currently retailing at around the $15 mark, but there are lots of companies that are offering the treatment as part of a multi-buy deal.

The Commitment
As well as consuming the Gas X soft-gel pill, there are a few other things that can be done to decrease the discomfort felt from bloated stomachs. Such simple things as increasing your intake of water and decreasing your intake of fizzy and alcoholic drinks will aid hugely. Eating slowly and avoiding foods such as broccoli, beans and bran will also help you in your cause.

Smoking and swallowing air inadvertently are also big contributors to feeling bloated, as is drinking through a straw. Now these are not rules that you must obey while you are taking the Gas X pills, but will significantly help with reducing stomach discomfort.

Some of the “designer diets” of today’s modern world are high in protein and fibrous foods which is great for the well-being and health of the body and are great at reducing calorie intake. However, these foods are often highly gassy and will cause discomfort and build up large amount of gas in the stomach which is a factor of how they work; by making the dieter feel full.

This can often turn users away from the good foods and back to the fatty and less gassy foods which cause less discomfort, which is obviously not ideal. Therefore, Gas X can be taken as a pill that will curb this problem and create a harmonious tummy with zero ill effects.

Does Gas X Really Work?

It is very easy to get a picture of the general consensus of how this product works and if it is indeed effective. Gas X is rated highly by those that have used and reviewed it, but is not the preferred choice by many users. However, Gas X does work and does reduce bloated stomachs.

Our Recommendation
Gas X has no harmful side effects and so can only be a good thing to reduce gas. However, it should only be used when the stomach is bloated and gassy to avoid the Simethicone from breaking down other substances internally.

Having said that, all the reviews are good and this product is definitely worth a shot at curing an irritating bloated stomach.

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380 Customer Reviews on “Does Gas X Really Work?

  1. I tried it!, extra strength!, it did not work for my car pain!, so I called wal-green,s they said use!, alcalselser!, I Did! And my pain is going away! Thank you! WAL-GREEN,S PHARMACY BELLFLOWER CALIF.

  2. Try the low FODMAP diet. This will really as little as 7 days. Its hard..but its soo worth it. No pill will help with chronic GI problems. You need to cut out the crap from your diet. Its so hard but once you feel relief from bloating…theres no going back.

  3. Totally agree I drink coffee in the morning and bloat really bad have a salad for lunch eat raison bran as dessert as a mid day afternoon snack and I am super bloated I dont start releasing gas till late at night. Too late Im uncomfortable with a big ol stomach all thru the day.

  4. Those foods are completely necessary for healthy digestive system’s. It allows the body to release gas and bowels with ease.

  5. I agree with all those that say it doesn’t work. Better to take a half teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of cool water to relieve gas. It does a much better job.

  6. To LS, I unfortunately work the opposite of what you are suggesting. Brans just sit on my stomach and seem to slowly eliminate itself over days. Broccoli has become an all-time dreadful experience. I juice now with frozen fruit fresh spinach and fresh carrots. While I feel good about myself because that healthy drink holds me over until lunch, it seemingly has negative effects on my digestive system. I don’t know the symptoms of ibs because I haven’t been diagnosed but what I do know is now I have what I would describe as “hard gas” it’s loud difficult to pass and as soon as I let it all out it seems to form back up over the next 30-mins to an hour. Gas-x helps ease but definitely doesn’t take a preventative approach.

  7. I wake up each morning and have terrible pains with gas and I take two gas x the chewable tablets and it starts working in about 15 minutes and after an hour I feel completely better great product I would recommend it to anyone that has gas pain

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