20 of the Strangest Medical Syndromes Ever

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Foreign accent syndrome, exploding head syndrome, werewolf syndrome, alien hand syndrome ... walking corpse syndrome? Have you heard of any of these baffling (but completely real) medical conditions?

Werewolf Syndrome: Hypertrichosis, or werewolf syndrome, is a medical condition that causes the excessive growth of body hair -- typically on the upper body, including the face. There are only 50 or so documented cases, and sufferers generally acquire it through genetic inheritance.

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Yeah I have some sinethesia too.. I taste colours, but only sometimes.. some stuff tastes blue or brownish-yellow etc. Apparently John Mayer and Jimi Hendrix both have it and it makes them see emotions in colour.. just look at the lyrics for Bold As Love!
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I am suffering from Narcolepsy, which is an organic disorder. There is no cure only symptoms can be cured.

To make it short: I cannot stay awake without taking medicine. That's indeed strange, hm? ;)

It is a very rare disorder. Estimates say, that 0,04% of a population are prone to Narcolepsy.

The sad thing: it takes around 10 years until you are diagnosed because hardly any physician knows about the implications of this disease.

The good thing: there is medicine around, at least since a couple of years. ;)
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Those interested might check out thehumanmarvels.com -- it might come off initially as a being a "freak sideshow" but it ends up underscoring the humanity and individuality of people who happened to be born different.
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