Wednesday, October 08, 2003

A prescription of junk food

BBC News carries the story of 18-year-old Ashley Clarke, who suffers from vasovagal syncope syndrome, a condition of low blood pressure which causes regular fainting. He has been told to eat more junk food to boost his salt intake and increase his blood pressure. Of course, he could just drink salt water, but that wouldn't have been much of a story...

BBC NEWS | Health | Teen told to eat more junk food


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