A 31-year old woman refuses to sleep without her blow dryer on in bed. Meanwhile, another woman admits to being addicted to eating half a roll of toilet paper a day.
29-year-old Michelle has been addicted to drinking blood for 15 years. Every month, she consumes about a gallon of pigs blood, but it doesn't end there. Michelle also drinks human blood. Will her Mom's tearful plea finally convince her to change?
32-year-old Sheyla has spent nearly $250,000 on 22 breast enlargement surgeries to achieve her 38KKK bust size, despite suffering a severe infection from her recent implants. Meanwhile, 23-year-old Andrea is addicted to eating adhesive tape.
43-year-old Riah has been addicted to baby wipes since she was 15 and goes through up to 500 every day. She's so hooked she even uses wipes in place of showering. Meanwhille, 19-year-old Brea has been addicted to eating sand for the past five years.
For Riley, there's nothing like the comfort of wearing a warm, wet diaper. She chooses to live as an adult baby to escape the stresses of the real world. And Charmissa stuffs her bra with the dryer sheets she chews on for up to 10 hours a day.
April's addiction to her puppets has gotten so strong she can't go anywhere without them, practicing up to 12 hours a day. Meanwhile, Debbie is severely allergic to cats, but has over twenty of them, leaving her in isolation from the outside world.
53-year-old Carrie has been addicted to drinking her urine for 4 years. She drinks about 80 ounces a day with belief it has helped treat her cancer despite no medical proof. Can Carrie's daughters persuade her to see a physician before it's too late?
Tom is so addicted to cycling that he spends at least 6 hours a day - and 41,000 miles a year - peddling on his bike. Divya is an attractive 28-year-old who loves spending her time searching for dead animals on the side of the road and stuffing them.
A man treats his life-size doll like a human wife. Meanwhile a woman spends up to 2 hours a day picking scabs all over her body.
Theresa has been eating rocks for more than 20 years and can't stop. Meanwhile, Tamara carries around her childhood pillow Boo everywhere she goes.
20-year-old Shannon is addicted to gasoline, drinking about 15 teaspoons everyday. Will a family intervention finally convince her to get help? Meanwhile, 24-year-old Lacey has been carrying and smelling her doll head "Suzie Q" everywhere she goes.
For the past 20 years, 31-year-old Nicole has been addicted to Pony Play, a form of costumed role play. Meanwhile, 43-year-old single mother of two Heather has been addicted to drinking paint for nearly three years.
Barbara is facinated with the "other side", perferring the company of those who have passed on. Maureen is obsessed with her make up, wearing 24/7 and disregards the damaging effects it's having on her skin.
23-year-old Bertha has been drinking up to five bottles of nail polish every day for the past five years but her family is worried she's doing permanent damage to her health. Meanwhile, 32-year-old Jamie can't stop digging in her ears.
Kyle, 31, who exclusively dates women over the age of 65 and Adam who is intent upon becoming Madonna.
What started as a way to lose the freshman fifteen, has turned into a life threatening laxative addiction for Kimberly. Meanwhile, Bianca who occasionally ate dirt as a child, now craves pottery and ashes more than food or water.
A woman’s life is ruined by extreme sweating day and night; a young teacher prays to stop living when he feels invisible bugs crawling all over him.
A Halloween zombie with a problem below the belt mystifies doctors; 2 unconscious men are involved in an accident and a doctor helps police determine which one was the carjacker; a doctor makes a mistake that amazingly explains a patient’s condition.
Brendan and his mom both lose consciousness in a high impact multi-vehicle car crash. Travis flips over the handlebars of his bike hitting the back of his head and neck. Karl goes headfirst crashing into the windshield of a moving vehicle.
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