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Talking The stinky gas in farts also controls BP... Who knew...

http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/...masiouc9us0NUE


A smelly rotten-egg gas in farts controls blood pressure in mice, a new study finds.

The unpleasant aroma of the gas, called hydrogen sulfide (H2S), can be a little too familiar, as it is expelled by bacteria living in the human colon and eventually makes its way, well, out.

The new research found that cells lining mice's blood vessels naturally make the gas and this action can help keep the rodents' blood pressure low by relaxing the blood vessels to prevent hypertension (high blood pressure). This gas is "no doubt" produced in cells lining human blood vessels too, the researchers said
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Then my kids and my dog will never have HTN.
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Makes sense. You fart alot when you eat alot of fibre and a good diet! Well, I do, anyway! Is that why I don't eat properly...
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I hate to shoot down anyone's theory, but there's nothing stinkier than a lactose-intolerant explosion, and I have HTN.
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I think....

re-reading the article....

that the gas produced elsewhere helps with the HTN, in the colon.... it helps relieve a different sort of pressure.
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A smelly rotten-egg gas in farts controls blood pressure in mice, a new study finds.

The unpleasant aroma of the gas, called hydrogen sulfide (H2S), can be a little too familiar, as it is expelled by bacteria living in the human colon and eventually makes its way, well, out.

The new research found that cells lining mice's blood vessels naturally make the gas and this action can help keep the rodents' blood pressure low by relaxing the blood vessels to prevent hypertension (high blood pressure). This gas is "no doubt" produced in cells lining human blood vessels too, the researchers said
If this was true not a man alive would have hypertension!!!
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Did I mention that I had fun writing the tags... They cracked me up totally!!!
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I noticed those tags and thought about the google spider bot
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I sent the article to my dh- he will be thrilled, haha.
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A smelly rotten-egg gas in farts controls blood pressure in mice, a new study finds.

The unpleasant aroma of the gas, called hydrogen sulfide (H2S), can be a little too familiar, as it is expelled by bacteria living in the human colon and eventually makes its way, well, out.

The new research found that cells lining mice's blood vessels naturally make the gas and this action can help keep the rodents' blood pressure low by relaxing the blood vessels to prevent hypertension (high blood pressure). This gas is "no doubt" produced in cells lining human blood vessels too, the researchers said
I have had my own research going on in the Sabby's home and it is defo true. Hubby has HYPOTENSION AND AND AND
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