The Teen Who Dies If He Falls Asleep

PETER DERBYSHIRE: He can breathe on his own during the day, but not when he goes to sleep. KIM DERBYSHIRE: Doctors believed he wouldn’t live for longer than six weeks. KIM DERBYSHIRE: It was like, ‘Oh right, okay. Game on!’ PETER DERBYSHIRE: You alright? LIAM DERBYSHIRE: Yeah. COMM: 17-year-old Liam Derbyshire suffers from an extremely…

Chronic Illness Makes Woman Amazing Contortionist | BORN DIFFERENT

SCARLET CHECKERS: I’ve been extra flexible for my whole life. So, I’ve always known that there is something different about my body. SCARLET CHECKERS: I have a genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. The type that I have is type 3 hypermobility. SCARLET CHECKERS: It’s a collagen disorder; it affects all the connective tissue in my…

The Woman Who Constantly Smells Of Fish

FAYSAL BASHIR: She usually smells sort of quite oniony. It’s quite a strong smell. For some reason I thought it was called ‘fishiyatitus.’ COMM: Radiographer Kelly Fidoe-White has an unusual metabolic condition with a rather unpleasant symptom. KELLY FIDOE-WHITE: The main scientific name for it is Trimethylaminuria. It’s also known as Fish Odour Syndrome. COMM:…

Dad’s Entire Body Is Covered In Tumours

COMM: Shadot Hossain has an incredibly rare medical condition causing tumours to grow all over his body. The condition started when he was just 13. Local doctors initially tried to get him treatment for the disorder, but nothing helped, and as he grew older, the symptoms got progressively worse. COMM: Shadot used to work as…

The Woman Who Is Constantly Aroused | BORN DIFFERENT

AMANDA MCLAUGHLIN: It’s not fun to be aroused all the time. Would you want to have a raging boner 24/7? I don’t think so. It’s just non-stop. AMANDA MCLAUGHLIN: PGAD is a Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder. Feels like you are about to orgasm and then it never goes away. So, its sharp pains all the…

Priest With ‘Bendy’ Bones Is A Medical Mystery | TRULY

COMM: 53-year-old Bharat, known locally as the ‘Bendy Priest’, lives in Madhya Pradesh in India. COMM: Despite his disability, Bharat believes he is a reincarnation of a legendary priest known in Hindu culture. COMM: Bharat thinks that his unusual physique was caused by God and not as a result of a medical condition. COMM: But…

Mum Has Medical Balloons Removed From Her Face

DUSTIN VANOVERSCHELDE: I’m optimistic that she’s gonna be very happy. COMM: Jennifer Hiles was born with an Arterial Venus Malformation or AVM, a jumbled mass of arteries and veins in her head and on her face that could haemorrhage at any time, possibly fatally. She had tissue expanders placed under her skin to allow new…

Man Resistant To Cold & A Man Allergic To Cold (Weird Medical Conditions)

The world is a strange and wonderful place, and unfortunately for some, the world of medical disorders is just as strange and a whole lot less wonderful. Most of us take our health for granted, and yet there are millions living amongst us with medical conditions that are not just debilitating, but truly bizarre. Hello…

Toddler with a Medical Condition

hey guys I'm somebody's and its ebony and she was born without her pituitary guide Oh so the technical term for Olivia's condition is called pan hypopituitarism pretty much Olivia has a condition where she's not able to produce the hormone that her body needs because she doesn't have the pituitary gland so because Olivia's…