Brenda and Jake are thrilled when Brenda gives birth to their first child, a baby girl, Isabel, who is diagnosed with jaundice. Over the next couple of days, Isabel stops eating, becomes more lethargic and turns an alarming grey color.
June goes in for a mammogram. Hours later, she loses a breast & is fighting for her life. Baby Brianna cries constantly and vomits every time she's fed. Weeks later, she begins having uncontrollable seizures as her parents struggle to find the cause.
14 year-old Lindsay is enjoying her beach weekend when a horrifying rash breaks out that leaves her fighting for her life. Ryan is a young and healthy father who works hard and enjoys his family, until his body starts to shut down before his eyes.
When Sammy and his family move to a new house, the 11-year old starts exhibiting bizarre behaviors including hopping instead of walking. Lynda wakes up with painful, red eyelids. Weeks later, her face swells up and she goes into anaphylactic shock.
25-year-old Tammy thinks she has an ordinary virus until, out of the blue, she becomes paralyzed from the chest down. Nadine's world is disappearing before her eyes as an unknown condition slowly steals her eyesight.
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.
A zombie apocalypse fantasy becomes a nightmare when visitors crash a couple's 5k romp; a housewife's homemade rejuvenation treatment for down there gets her hot & bothered; a pilot has trouble seeing out of an eye & telling the truth after he lands.
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