You probably never have even heard of these oddly named health conditions.
  1. Globus Sensation    Sounds pretty yucky-icky to me but what it is, is a feeling of something big stuck in your throat but there is nothing there.
  2. Respiratory Synctial Virus    Good thing they have the abbreviated RSV fo this one. It is a very common childhood illness but if it's so common, how come I never heard of it before?   
  3. Vitiligo    I get this one mixed up with Vertigo, but they are entirely different Vitiligo is patchy white spots on your skin.   
  4. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy    Nowadays they might call it Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or Causalgia. All 3 are really odd names if you ask me. It is severe pain and swelling in the skin, because of disease. You would never guess it from any of these names.
  5. Fibromuscular Dysplasia    This disease causes narrowing (stenosis) of arteries, maybe in the kidneys or the carotid arteries of the brain or abdomen.
  6. Amyloidosis    Can you guess from this name that it is misshaped protein that accumulates in some tissues then these organs dysfunction, which can be quite serious if it is your brain, spine, or even an organ. 
  7. Cataplexy    If you have an emotion such as laughing, crying, terror, etc. you might get Cataplexy which is a loss of muscle tone. So if it ever happens to you, now you know a name for it.
  8. Porphyria   Not only is this name odd, but I can hardly even understand what it is and explain it to you. It is a disorder of enzymes that make the red blood cells "wrong". But here are some other odd names associated with it: porphyrins, heme, Erythropoietic, erythropoietic cells, Cutaneous. And symptoms include severe abdominal pain, vomiting, neuropathy and mental disturbances.
  9. Sarcoidosis    Here are some other odd names that go with it: sarcoid, Besnier-Boeck disease, Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease. It is abnormal collections of granulomas in multiple organs.
  10. Sjogrens Syndrome    It is autoimmune disease of the exocrine glands that produce tears and saliva, which would give you Dry mouth and Dry eyes. How do you pronounce it?

But don't worry. If you or anyone you know ever gets any of them we have treatments for them all.

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