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Gut fermentation can lead to inebriation by carbs. No, really!

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Gut fermentation can lead to inebriation by carbs. No, really!

mcf | Sep 25, 2013 07:26 AM

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http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/19/health/...

It's called gut fermentation syndrome or auto-brewery syndrome, and it's "a relatively unknown phenomenon in Western medicine" according to a study published in July's International Journal of Clinical Medicine. "Only a few cases have been reported in the last three decades" according to Dr. Barbara Cordell, the dean of nursing at Panola College in Carthage, Texas, and Dr. Justin McCarthy, a Lubbock gastroenterologist, the study's authors.

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