Tammy Slaton, 1000-Lb. Sisters was recently hospitalized due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Fans of the TLC star are wondering how exactly this could have happened to her. Did she attempt suicide? Did it have something to do with oxygen vaporization?
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Upon hearing that Tammy Slaton was in the hospital with carbon dioxide poisoning, some 1000-Lb. Sisters fans wondered if she might have tried to commit suicide.
Fortunately, as we’ve previously reported, it’s highly unlikely that this was the case. It turns out that this kind of health problem is something that happens to people struggling with obesity. Read on and we’ll explain further. It turned out that Tammy was probably actually suffering from a condition called obesity hypoventilation syndrome.
Tammy Slaton’s TikTok video and the conversation on the Reddit thread about hospital treatment covered the difference between carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide poisoning pretty well. Chatter also assured fans that it is highly unlikely that Tammy was in the hospital because she attempted suicide.
When a person is overweight, they don’t clear all the carbon dioxide out of their lungs in the same way an average-sized person would. Over time, this can cause too much to build up in their lungs. This in turn can lead to the poisoning Tammy suffered.