6 facts about digestion

If spread flat, your digestive system would cover a tennis court.

Digestive issues contribute to a wide range of health issues such as migraine headaches, depression, foggy brain, autoimmune disease, autism, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and multiple sclerosis.

Your body can move your food through the digestive system even while you are standing on your head. It is not connected to gravity because it works with muscles.

Platypuses do not have stomachs.

You burp to release extra air that is swallowed from talking fast, drinking carbonated drinks, or smoking.

Stomach rumbling is the sound of your stomach and small intestines engaging in the digestive process. When your stomach is full, you can’t hear the sound because it’s muffled.

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