Written By REBECCA ENDICOTT
Everybody farts and burps. Gassy symptoms are just a fact.
Still, most of us would rather not spend too much time talking about our gas. It may be natural, but it’s not exactly a winning conversation-starter.
Today, I think we need to make an exception. Gas may be gross, but it matters!
In general, passing gas is good for you. It’s healthy! But sometimes, it’s a sign of deeper colon problems that could mean something more dangerous is going on in your body.
Gassy symptoms are a powerful communication tool for our bodies. Sometimes, your farts and burps are the only warning sign you get that something is seriously wrong.
Some symptoms might be plain old indigestion, while others are trying to tell you that you have a blockage in your digestive tract or other serious colon problems brewing.
That’s why we all need to learn which red flags to pay attention to, and make sure we bring them to the doctor right away when they show up.
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