Auto-Brewery Syndrome: How a rare disease caused a man to get drunk without drinking
The brewery inside human body - auto-brewery syndrome
A man's body was brewing beer
What is Auto Brewery syndrome?
Auto-brewery syndrome, also known as gut fermentation syndrome, is a rare medical condition in which intoxicating quantities of ethanol are produced through endogenous fermentation within the digestive system. One gastrointestinal organism, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a type of yeast, has been identified as a pathogen for this condition.