Tag Archives: Rare

Woman's rare condition makes her sleep for a week after drinking alcohol

A student, named Hermione Cox-Denning, has to sleep for a week every time that she drinks alcohol. Hermione was only recently diagnosed with Kleine-Levin Syndrome which is a  rare neurological condition that causes her body to shut down days a time. When she first started to drink alcohol she thought that she caught a bug… Read More »

Christmas Disease: What is the famous 'Christmas disease' and how rare is it?

Christmas is a time of celebration for many, as the occasion warrants feast and family, and the festive spirit is contagious throughout the country. Christmas disease is a much less joyous feature in people’s lives, but again is a heavy feature in families. Most famously, a type of Christmas disease had a noticeable appearance in… Read More »