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Trivia What Do Pungent Farts Say About Your Health?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by capslocked, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. Curejoy Expert Dipti Mothay Explains:

    Fart is an English language word most commonly used to refer flatulence, which is the medical term for gas generated in the stomach or bowels. It is normal for humans to pass flatus through the rectum, although the volume and frequency may vary greatly between individuals. This is a reliable indication to underlying digestive problems.

    Pungent Farts and Digestive Disorders:
    Foul smelling farts are rarely associated with serious illness. However, even after having regular bowel movements and avoiding foods containing sulphur may not improve the odor of your farts. In addition if you’re experiencing symptoms such as weight loss, abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting, you may have a Please or Register to view links. These are a few conditions to consider:

    Carbohydrate malabsorption:
    This can range from mild to severe. The mild form can present as vague abdominal pain with bloating. The severe form is called Celiac disease.Symptoms include pain and discomfort in the digestive tract, Please or Register to view links and diarrhea. Both conditions can be treated by removing Please or Register to view links.

    Lactose intolerance:
    Lactose intolerance is the inability of adults to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and to a lesser extent dairy products, causing side effects. If you are lactose intolerant, avoiding dairy may be an easy way to decrease the amount of flatulence that you produce.

    Infections of the digestive tract:
    There are many bacteria and viruses that can cause infections in the lining of the digestive tract. If you suspect that you may have an infection, consult your doctor to determine appropriate treatment.

    How to prevent smelly farts?
    -The best way to prevent your farts from becoming smelly is to avoid eating foods that are rich in sulfur. Eliminate high sulfate meats like beef and pork from your diet and substitute them with their low sulfur counterparts such as fish and chicken.

    -Chewing your food more before swallowing will help the stomach and intestines break down the food.

    -Maximizing the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet acts as a Please or Register to view links and helps you to have regular bowel movements.

    -Herbs such as peppermint, Please or Register to view links, sassafras have been used for centuries for all types of stomach troubles.
  2. derx

    derx El Vampiro Staff Member Moderator

    Wrong section! Thread moved!
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