Man Gets Heartburn From Eating Batteries – Literally

Man’s ‘heart attack’ was really side effect from swallowed battery

By Ashley P. Taylor – Live Science Contributor

”Whether or not it affects the heart, eating batteries is dangerous.”

“If someone swallows a single battery or multiple batteries, the electrocardiogram can mimic changes consistent with an acute [myocardial infarction, or heart attack],” said Dr. Guy L. Mintz, director of cardiovascular health and lipidology at Northwell Health’s Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital in Manhasset, New York, who was not on the case. 


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