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Ghost Sickness

Weird disease called Ghost Sickness.  It apparently originated in the Navajo Indian tribe and the sufferer experiences a loss of appetite, fatigue, and a feeling of suffocation, a feeling of terror, and an obsession with death including nightmares.  What!

Some people believe that it's a manifestation of unresolved grief because there remains to be found an underlying condition.

Also see Briquet's syndrome.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_sickness
Tags: disease, homo sapiens
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