Things farts can reveal about your health and when to worry

TRAPPED wind can be a hugely painful condition, and experiencing this suddenly and for a prolonged period could be a sign of digestive issues and irritable bowel syndrome.Chronic digestive issues that affect the large intestines can often cause the muscle contractions that keep food moving from your stomach through your digestive tract to be stronger, or last longer.This process can then cause excessive gas build-up, bloating and painful passing of wind. Dr Sarah says: “As a result the nerves in your gut can become ultra-sensitive to the movement of gas, causing you to feel more pain.