A Man Ate 8 Pound Burger In 30 Minutes. This Is What Happened To His Organs. ft @GugaFoods

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The case in publication: https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(17)36093-6/fulltext

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0:00 Good 🍔 Burger
0:23 8 Hours ⏰ Earlier… (a history)
1:57 At home now (review of symptoms)
2:47 The emergency 🏥 room where we are now
7:19 Competitive Eating
8:55 An imaging study of top-level competitive eater
9:42 Are there long-term consequences of competitive eating?
11:39 What is clear, is….

These cases are usually patients who I, or my colleagues have seen but this one was published in literature. They are de-identified and many instances have been presented in more depth in an academic setting. These videos are not individual medical advice and are for general educational purposes only. I do not give medical advice over the internet.


The Perils of Competitive Speed Eating! https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(17)36093-6/fulltext

Don’t test for amylase in cases of suspected acute pancreatitis. Instead, test for lipase. https://www.aafp.org/pubs/afp/collections/choosing-wisely/317.html

Competitive consumption: Ten minutes. 20,000 calories. Long-term trouble? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3589306/

Competitive Speed Eating: Truth and Consequences. https://www.ajronline.org/doi/10.2214/AJR.07.2342

They took blockbuster drugs for weight loss and diabetes. Now their stomachs are paralyzed. https://www.cnn.com/2023/07/25/health/weight-loss-diabetes-drugs-gastroparesis/index.html


  1. My dream came true! I finally became a great actor! Thanks for having me Dr. Bernard, it was great having you. I am so glad that burger is no longer in my belly 🙂

  2. What a LEGENDARY collab!! 🔥

  3. I have gastroparesis and it’s absolutely horrendous

  4. A Beyond Meat ad came up before the video 😂

  5. Alright so the limit is 7 pounds.

  6. funny seeing guga here xD

  7. Sorry. Even as a non-doctor this seem like a no-brainer.

  8. How convenient that just before surgery his bowels woke up.

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