How can drinking water help reduce stomach bloating?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you are bloated and your stomach feels like it's about to pop, downing water may be the best quick fix. Good old H2O restores the sodium balance in the body and normalizes your digestive tract. Be sure to keep hydrated. Drink the daily recommendation of 8 (8-oz) glasses of water to rid the body of harmful toxins.
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