10 Weird Facts You Never Knew About Death

4 Bloat

If you’ve ever seen a dead body a few days after death, you know that bodies swell up in a stage called “bloat.” This is a result of gasses and liquids that are released by the pancreas and other organs filled with digestive enzymes. The swelling begins at the abdomen and slowly increases across the entire front of the body. Even worse, since the skin and tissues are decomposing, the fluid from these gasses and liquids can form blisters to get out.