Can our Body produce Alcohol? | #aumsum

Can our Body produce Alcohol? | #aumsum

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It’s AumSum Time. Can our Body produce Alcohol? Nah. My body produces sweet, soothing music. Stop it AumSum. It is possible due to a rare medical condition
called. Auto-brewery syndrome or gut fermentation
syndrome. In this syndrome, a yeast which is present
in our stomach. And the initial part of our small intestine
i.e. in our upper gastrointestinal tract. Ferments foods containing carbohydrates into
alcohol. Normally our liver can detoxify the small
amount of alcohol. Which is produced as a by-product of yeast
fermentation. But in the above case way too much alcohol
is produced. Now when a person suffering from this syndrome. Is compared to a drunken person, he exhibits
similar. Breath, smell, drowsiness as well as gait
changes. But as compared to a drunken person. This person can be treated with antifungal
medications. He may also need to make some dietary changes That is reduce intake of simple sugars, refined carbohydrates etc.

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