The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Science has achieved serious success in medicine — now it is possible to cope with such diseases that our ancestors only dreamed of defeating. However, there are still diseases that make doctors throw up their hands in disbelief. The origin of some of them is unknown, or they affect the body in an absolutely incredible way. Perhaps one day it will be possible to explain these strange diseases and cope with them, but for now they still remain a mystery to humanity.

From people who can dance themselves to death to allergies to water-here are 25 incredibly strange, but real diseases that science cannot explain!

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Acute flabby myelitis

After the invention of the vaccine, scientists claimed that the disease was defeated. But, despite the assurances of the WHO, polio still does not give up — its outbreaks occur from time to time in different countries. At the same time, already vaccinated people are sick, because the virus of Asian origin has acquired an unusual mutation.

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Berardinelli — Seip congenital lipodystrophy (SLBS)

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Lethargic encephalitis

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

"Exploding head" syndrome

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Sudden infant death syndrome

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Aquagenic urticaria

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Brainard's diarrhea

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Severe visual hallucinations, or Charles Bonnet syndrome

Although there are few recorded cases of this disease, it is believed that it is widespread among elderly people suffering from blindness. From 10 to 40% of blind people suffer from Charles Bonnet syndrome. Fortunately, unlike the other diseases listed here, the symptoms of severe visual hallucinations disappear by themselves after a year or two, as the brain begins to adapt to the loss of vision.

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Shackled person syndrome

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Nodding syndrome

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Allotriophagy

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

English Sweat

At the end of the XVI century, the "English sweating fever" suddenly disappeared and has never appeared anywhere since, so now we can only speculate about the nature of this very unusual and mysterious disease.

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Peruvian Meteorite Disease

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Blashko Lines

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Kuru disease, or laughing death

The disease spread through ritual cannibalism, namely, eating the brain of a patient with this disease. With the eradication of cannibalism, the Kuru practically disappeared.

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Cyclic vomiting syndrome

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Blue skin syndrome, or acanthoceratoderma

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Morgellons ' disease

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

The disease of the twentieth century

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Chorea

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Progeria, Getchinson-Guilford syndrome

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Porphyria

The causes of this disease are still insufficiently studied. It is known that it is hereditary and is associated with improper synthesis of red blood cells. Many scientists are inclined to believe that in most cases it occurs as a result of incest.

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Gulf War Syndrome

The 25 strangest diseases in the world that scientists still can't explain

Jumping Frenchman syndrome from Maine

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