Twins eat books and candles due to a rare nutritional disorder

Science there are cases when a person is attracted to eating inedible food. The Daily Mail yesterday, there was described the case: the twins from Bradford, Adele and Anita constantly eat old books and wax candles. Typically pathology disappears to adult age. In our case the twins are over 50 years old.

The perversion of appetite causes people to eat the paint, stones, sand, dirt. Doctors have registered variations in feeding behavior Adele at the age of 8-9 years. Now the woman eats every day at 5 centimeters candles. Candles for her something like chocolate for the average person, these items soothe her nerves.

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Interestingly, the doctors did not find any disease of the gastrointestinal tract of a patient. At Anita's doctors discovered the same disorder during pregnancy, when she started to eat the old paper. Than paper over, the better. The girl was not scared no bacteria or paper dust. Doctors suggest: the perversion of eating behavior is associated with deficiency of mineral substances. That is why the pathology is most common in pregnant women and children.

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