Wednesday, February 06, 2008

10-year-old girl could die just from watching a horror movie

Like most children her age, Jennifer Lloyd loves watching her favorite programes on TV. But when a scary bit is about to happen the ten-year-old has to leave the room quickly - because the sudden shock could kill her.

Jennifer is one of just six known sufferers of polyglandular Addison's disease, which causes her to become ill whenever she is surprised or shocked. The condition means she is unable to produce adrenaline in response to alarm or any sudden form of emotional or physical stress. » Full article here

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