Bodily functions can be less than appealing most of the time, causing the discussion of them to be taboo, or at least embarrassing for many. But discussing them can lead to a lot of deeper knowledge about your own body, so that you can better understand your health, which is something that’s most certainly not a taboo subject.
Though flatulence is often left for comedy, and considered impolite, gross and unsexy to say the least, it happens. And it happens for a reason. In fact, farts can say so much about your health and wellness, almost making it pertinent that we pick through the topic much more openly than we currently do.
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What The Type of Fart Reveals About Your Health
Smelling Farts and Your Health
“When cells become stressed by disease, they draw in enzymes to generate minute quantities of hydrogen sulfide.
This keeps the mitochondria ticking over and allows cells to live. If this doesn’t happen, the cells die and lose the ability to regulate survival and control inflammation.”
Researcher Dr. Mark Wood explained:
“Although hydrogen sulfide is well known as a pungent, foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence, it is naturally produced in the body and could in fact be a healthcare hero with significant implications for future therapies for a variety of diseases.”