12 Rare Medical Conditions You Probably Never Heard Of -

12 Rare Medical Conditions You Probably Never Heard Of


What comes to your mind when you hear Jumping Frenchmen of Maine? You probably thought of some French guy of Maine jumping around. Or you think it is just another idiom. But what if this is a rare medical condition? Didn’t get that, do you? However, these medical conditions don’t feel rare for the affected people and their families. And just like this weird name disease, there are 1000+ such medical conditions you probably didn’t know. Since listing them all is kinda difficult, here are top 12 medical conditions that you probably haven’t heard of.

1. Retired Husband Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

A condition where the wife exhibit signs of depression and physical illness as her husband approaches the retirement.

2. Parry Romberg Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

Patients suffer this weird syndrome where one half of the face shrinks giving a non-symmetrical appearance.

3. Rapunzel Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

For unknown and weird reasons, there are people out there who like to eat their hair. However, the human body is incapable of digesting hair and eating too many may cause it to wrap around the organs and kill you.

4. Alien Hand Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

A rare medical condition where the afflicted person’s hand seems to take a mind of its own. It sometimes even harms the person.

5. Fregoli Delusion
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

A false belief that leads the person to believe that many different people are actually a single person mastered in the art of disguise.

6. Trimethylaminuria
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

It is a metabolic disorder that makes the person smell like day old fish. Cause and treatment are still unknown.

7. Human Werewolf Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

Only 50 people in this world have this syndrome. Unfortunately, not even treatments like laser hair removal are effective against this.

8. Stone Man Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

Afflicted person’s ligaments and muscles solidify into bones leaving the person completely immobile.

9. Walking Corpse Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

A rare medical condition where the patients hold a delusional belief that they are dead.

10. Jargon Aphasia
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

It is a speech disorder where the person starts speaking made-up words in regular sentences. It can escalate up to a situation when they talk in an entirely fictional language.

11. Burning Mouth Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of

People suffering from this feels intense burning sensations at the roof of their mouth without any underlying dental issue.

12. Paris Syndrome
 12 Rare Medical Conditions You Never Heard Of
It happens when people don’t find Paris to be as good as they thought it would be. Usually, this syndrome affects Japanese people with the symptoms being nausea and dizziness.

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