Season 37, Episode 51 Strange Afflictions
First Aired: August 15, 2014
Unusual disorders are spotlighted. Included: auto-brewery syndrome, a condition in which the digestive system ferments yeast into alcohol; Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations; hyperacusis, a hearing disorder that causes pain in the ear; and Prader-Willi syndrome, a congenital disorder characterized by constant hunger.
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