Due to anxiety attack, Lawyer Gigi Reyes, included in the list of the accused in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam was rushed to a hospital in Taguig.
According to Director Rodencio Sta. Lucia of Taguig Pateros District Hospital, Reyes was in hysterics and her blood pressure went up, leaving her relatives with no choice but to bring her to hospital.
"Kinakabahan. Naninigas ang extremities ng kanyang kamay at paa at may suspetsa ang relatives na nag si-seizures daw si Atty. Reyes during that time so she was rushed to the emergency room. According to our physician, our diagnosis is more on anxiety disorder and hypertensive," he told reporters.
"If the blood pressure is high, it is possible to trigger any cardiovascular attack sa puso or mas grabe na sakit," he added.
Sta. Lucia added that Reyes had complained of muscle and back pains.
Meanwhile, he said Reyes will be confined at the hospital ward for now to ensure that her health is stable.
article source: abs cbn news