Rank #1: Hiccup Girl Pt. 1
In 2007, 15-year-old Jennifer Mee began to hiccup. Seven weeks later, she still hadn't stopped. As doctors struggled to cure Jennifer's condition, she began to wonder if she'd have them for the rest of her life.
Parcasters - Two men, one account. The Pascagoula abduction is one of the most credible in U.S. history, but where do you stand? Follow the case this week on Extraterrestrial, available on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Aug 20 2019
Rank #2: Fatal Familial Insomnia Pt. 1: The Sleepless Family
Inability to sleep. Loss of coordination. Slow, painful loss of mental faculties. These are the symptoms of a mysterious disease, passed on through generations of one family. For centuries, they believed they were cursed, until the modern era brought them a diagnosis.
Sep 10 2019
Rank #3: Myasthenia Gravis
Drooping eyelids. Difficulty swallowing. Weak arms. None of these symptoms by themselves seem particularly deadly. Nor do they seem like they could all be symptoms of the same illness. But they are. And the illness does kill - suddenly, and without warning. A diagnosis evaded doctors for centuries. With such a mysterious background, it seemed that a treatment for the disease was impossible.
Sep 03 2019
Rank #4: Hiccup Girl Pt. 2
With conventional medicine proving unable to cure her case of intractable hiccups, Jennifer Mee turned to unorthodox methods to get them under control. However, in 2013, the hiccups turned out to be the least of Jennifer's problems.
Parcasters - Which UFO sighting kicked off the alien craze? It wasn’t Roswell! Subscribe to Extraterrestrial today to learn about the close encounter that started it all, the Mount Rainier flying saucer sighting. Search for Extraterrestrial on Spotify to listen now!
Aug 27 2019
Rank #5: Fatal Familial Insomnia Pt. 2: Dreaming of a Cure
Once modern medicine recognized Fatal Familial Insomnia as a disease, it faced a greater challenge of finding a cure. With research ongoing, the answer may lie in similar medical mysteries which have plagued humanity for centuries.
Sep 17 2019