Report on Flatulence - Let 'em Rip': Study Finds Passengers Passing Gas Mid - Flight HealthySubmitted by emalvini on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 21:30
Report on Flatulence - Let 'em Rip': Study Finds Passengers Passing Gas Mid - Flight Healthy
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | 10:21AM
CHARLOTTE (CBS Charlotte) — Hopefully the TSA will now allow passengers to bring gas masks on board flights.
A new study finds that breaking wind while one is flying is healthy and recommended.
AFP reports that Danish gastroenterologist Jacob Rosenberg got the idea for the study after dealing with flatulence from several passengers during a flight from Copenhagen to Tokyo.
“(Holding back) holds significant drawbacks for the individual, such as discomfort and even pain, bloating, dyspepsia (indigestion), pyrosis (heartburn) just to name but a few resulting abdominal symptoms,” the study stated.