OK, we've all experienced some extra bloat after an especially large meal, when we introduce loads of fiber too quickly into our diet, or when we eat something that doesn't quite agree with us. But if all of these instances are triggered by food, how can we explain those times when we wake up bloated?
It’s understandably frustrating to open your eyes first thing in the morning and already feel the tell-tale signs. And with so much time passing between your last meal (unless you snuck in a midnight snack) it can be confusing to understand where this unwanted gas and air may be coming from.
If you find yourself waking up with bloat, your body may be trying to clue you in on some important information about your overall well-being. Here are the three main reasons you may experience bloat first thing in the morning—and what you can do to ease the feelings that come with it.