Yes, there are ways.
First, make sure the stomach is not squeezed by a tight belt or similar.
One can support gas movement by massaging the belly.
Since some gases tend to move upwards, changing one's position in a way that the exit is elevated can help (e.g. doggy style).
Some herbs also help a bit, for example a spoon of caraway filled with hot water ...
The linked article's title and subtitle are in contradiction with the article's content.
The title and subtitle say:
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU HOLD IN A FART...If you
keep one inside too long, it can bubble up to your mouth instead...
But the text says:
...gas literally bubbling up from your intestines and coming out as a
Try this: poke your tongue out of your mouth and, holding your hand in front of your mouth, jab your hand (finger, palm, whatever) a little with your tongue. Push at your hand. I predict your hand will interpret this as a very soft contact and nothing the slightest bit painful. Go ahead and push as hard as you can.
Next, push your tongue against your cheek ...
In addition to the home-remedies suggested by Marzipanherz - the warm bottle is a good one - there are pharmacological therapeutic options out there.
Gas-X, Mylicon, others 1
Simethicone (an inert mixture of polymers stabilized with silicon dioxide)
Gas can become trapped in small bubbles in the gut. Simethicone is known for its ability to collapse bubbles ...
Flatulence, which is likely associated with abdominal distention and thus some discomfort, can disturb sleep.
Functional Abdominal Bloating with Distention (ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2012)
Tips for a Quiet Tummy, Restful Sleep (WebMD)
Yes it is. The fact that the more you eat beans, the faster it digests, is not a myth.
Try adding them into your diet in 1/4 cup increments, and increasing very slowly.
Although, there are other ways to increase the digestion rate of beans, but as for your question, it's certainly not a myth.
Evil smelling flatus is caused by a high sulfate content in the diet. Meat is high in methionine and cystine, and some gut bacteria metabolise these releasing sulfide gases. If these bacteria can be reduced in number, the amount of sulfide gas in flatus can be reduced.
Prebiotics feed some bacteria in the large bowel creating healthy short chain fatty acids ...