Smelly gas, Smelly flatulence or smelly farts
are embarrassing. Production of gas is a natural side effect of the
normal digestion process and everyone farts to release that gas. That's
normal. When that gas stinks, it's time to think change in your diet.
You may be eating unhealthy foods or overeating or eating foods that cause smelly farts.
Excess gas production can cause stomach bloating, stomach pain, physical discomfort to the patient.
However, when the gas gets smelly, it is socially embarrassing too in addition to causing distress to the person farting.
If foul smelling gas is released in close confined places such as a lift or a car, it can be felt more strongly by everyone in that location.
Your social life can get a hit either because you do not want to go into public or because people avoid inviting you or spending time with you.
Social isolation can cause other physical and mental health problems.
Smelly flatulence is the result of foul gas produced during the digestive process. Not all foods produce deadly odor.
The stomach gas gets smelly because of the presence of hydrogen sulfide. This gas containing sulfur is produced during the digestion of certain foods.
Some foods produce more hydrogen sulfide during the digestive process. If these foods are a part of your diet in excess, the gas you produce may be smelly.
At other times, when you are not consuming these stinking gas
producing foods, there may not be any smell at all even when you fart.
Poor digestive system
If you are suffering from chronic constipation that may cause smelly flatulence.
Chronic or severe indigestion.
Unclean colon, bacteria buildup in colon
Wrong kinds of foods
Some prescribed medicines
Habit of eating Processed foods
Vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians may produce gas during the normal digestive process.
However generally, those who follow vegetarian diet produce less foul gas.
Those who eat meat a lot may produce more foul gas. Vegetarians may produce more gas depending on the foods that they include it their meals.
However, it may not have the deadly odor to make one feel disgusted.
Some high fiber vegetables may produce gas when included in the diet in large quantities but it may not be smelly.
Some vegetables are more likely to produce foul smelling gas.
Therefore, if a vegetarian includes these foods, they may release smelly farts.
All our bodies are different and not all foods will cause gas in everyone.
See what causes gas to you by eliminating foods one at a time
and see it's effect.
Digestion of beans generally produces more gas but it may not be smelly. It beans are consumed along with smelly gas producing foods, then you have the smelly farts problem.
So if you have a tendency for producing smelly farts, see if your
diet consists more of the above mentioned foods. Reduce their
consumption to avoid smelly flatulence. -