What is a fart?
A fart is a kind of gas. Farting is a normal physiological phenomenon. The body produces intestinal gas as part of the process of digestion. Once this gas is inside the body, it needs to be released somehow.
Passing gas through the mouth is called BURPING
Passing gas through the anus is called FLATULENCE
The average person farts 15 times per day
What causes gas?
Air that you swallow
Breakdown of undigested food by bacteria in the large intestine
Why do I fart so much?
Eat too fast
Talk while we eat
Often eat chewing gums
Eat too much gas producing food
Loud Farts are Not Smelly, Smelly Farts are Silent?
Loudness and odour of the farts are independent of each other
Why Are Some Farts Noisy?
The sound of your farts is affected by
How much gas has built up inside
The speed the gas is passed at
Tightness of the sphincter
Only 1% of Your Fart Actually Smells
99% of the fart was odourless gases like carbon dioxide, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and methane. Only 1% of the gases expelled in farts smell bad. These include foul-smelling gases such as hydrogen sulfide. When you eat sulfur rich foods like egg and meat, your farts will smell worse because that food breaks down and creates hydrogen sulfide.
What Causes Smelly Farts
Farts can leak out through your mouth if you hold them?
When you block a fart from escaping, some of the gas can pass through your gut wall and be reabsorbed into your bloodstream. From there, it can end up being exhaled through your lungs, coming out of your mouth via exhaling.
Trying to hold it in leads to a build up of pressure and major discomfort. Instead of holding your fart in, it is better to let it go.
Take Probiotics As Supplement
Probiotics are made up of good bacteria that helps keep your body healthy and working well. Maintaining a diverse and balanced population of gut bacteria is essential for good health. Probiotics help restore healthy bacteria in your body and improve digestion.