Category: syndrome

Smile Mask Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which…

Smile Mask Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which subjects develop depression and physical illness as a result of prolonged, unnatural smiling. First described in Japan in 1983, this is attributed to the great importance placed on smiling in the Japanese service industry.

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It is possible to only have high blood pressure in the…

It is possible to only have high blood pressure in the doctor’s office and it is called “White Coat Syndrome”.

Sneezing when you look at a bright light is caused by a genetic…

Sneezing when you look at a bright light is caused by a genetic reflex called Autosomal Dominant Compelling Helio-Ophthalmic Outburst Syndrome – which is also known as its abbreviation, ACHOO.

There is a disease called “Sudden unexpected death…

There is a disease called “Sudden unexpected death syndrome” where the heart of a seemingly healthy adult just stops for no reason.

Phantom vibration syndrome or phantom ringing is the…

Phantom vibration syndrome or phantom ringing is the perception that one’s mobile phone is vibrating or ringing when it is not ringing.