October 1999 Issue
10 Tips on How to Fend Off Embarrassing Flatulence
We've all been there a quiet room an elevator a car or any place where others are in close proximity and can't help but detect what everyone pretends not to notice-the passing of intestinal gas, or flatulence in medical-speak. Researchers (yes, some medical professionals make scientific study of this bodily function) have found that, on average, individuals experience about 15 to 20 episodes of flatulence a day. This gas is produced in the colon by bacterial fermentation
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