Poot! Fun Facts About Passing Gas (Infographic)

Everything you need to know about a natural phenomenon

Gas is a natural product of digestion. In fact, most of us pass gas between 14 and 23 times a day, according to Bret Lashner, MD.

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Gas: Fun Facts about Farting and Burping

Gas: Fun Facts about Farting and Burping

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Bret Lashner, MD

Bret Lashner, MD, is a gastroenterologist, Director of the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and a Professor of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic.
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