10 Interesting Facts about Farts

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Fart is considered as the unsuitable word to speak in general conversation, but this is the process which is done by every human at least 14 times a day and according to medical specialist this process is very important in order to carries your good health. In this era the word Fart is taken as vulgar and we often try to use this word as less as we can, but surprisingly this word is one of the oldest words in the English vocabulary.

In our life every one must think at least once about the Fart. The mind may encompasses with different questions like Why do we fart? What are the reasons of it? Why do farts smell? And any possible way to get rid of it at least in public?

In this article we will discuss some interesting facts about farts and will also discuss the medical statements regarding this most important daily activity process.

1. What the Word Fart Refer to?

The meaning of the word fart is to expel intestinal gas. Now question arises how these gases are produced in our body? The answer is quite simple the farts are basically the trapped air; there are many sources of this air. Some portion of this air may be swallowed while drinking or chewing.

Facts about Farts

Talking about composition of gas, the human body produced gas is consisting of 59 % nitrogen, 9 % Carbon dioxide, 21 % hydrogen, 4 % oxygen and 7 % methane. And the smelly part of Fart is because of Hydrogen sulfide, human body produced gas consist of only 1 % of hydrogen sulfide gas, this percentage may vary as per the eating habits of individuals.

The most interesting facts about farts are the sounds, and if you face such situation where you accidentally Fart in public you have better idea then. At the time of escape from the body the fart make sound because of the rectum vibrations, more gas pressure effect the vibration of rectum and it lead to the more loud sound. Tightness of the sphincter muscles also plays a main role in creating the sound.

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