Builder has bizarre medical condition that causes stomach to brew beer

A driver charged by police for drink driving was found to have a bizarre medical condition that caused his stomach to brew beer.

The 46-year-old was arrested and taken to hospital after refusing to take a breath test and telling police in North Carolina he hadn’t been drinking.

Tests showed he’d drunk the equivalent of 10 alcoholic beverages and he was diagnosed with auto-brewery syndrome (ABS), a condition which causes the stomach to create high levels of yeast.

source: Daily Record

2019-10-23 09:17
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