What actually happens when your stomach makes those funny rumbling noises?


What actually happens when your stomach makes those funny rumbling noises?

When you hear your stomach make noises, that is not because you are hungry. The small intestine takes time in-between digestion to clean itself, resulting in those 8 meters of gut to be very clean and hardly smell like anything. In order to achieve this cleanliness, the strong muscles move everything forward, and that is what sometimes makes a rumbling sound.