Man gets drunk on chips and not booze

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A man can get drunk from eating chips.

Nick Hess suffers from ‘auto-brewery syndrome’, a condition where his stomach turns carbohydrates to alcohol by producing too much yeast, the BBC reports.

He said: “It was weird, I’d eat some carbs and all of a sudden I was goofy, vulgar. Every day for a year I would wake up and vomit.

“Sometimes it would come on over the course of a few days, sometimes it was just like, ‘Bam! I’m drunk.'”

Nick is now on a low carb diet and is taking anti-fungal drugs to limit the effects of the condition.

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