The Philippine Star reported on Monday (September 22) that Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo choked on a broccoli stem and was taken to the hospital to undergo an emergency flexible nasopharyngo laryngo endoscopy. According to medical records, this happened on September 2.
This is not the first time that GMA had a choking incident that was a potential threat to her life. In August, she choked on a piece of melon. Her doctors said that the frequent bouts of choking are caused by esophageal stenonis, which makes swallowing difficult.
The procedure was done in an emergency room at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center, where the former president is still detained because of a plunder case.
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