The Boy Who Only Hopped: PANDAS | Medical Documentary | Reel Truth
After moving into a new family home, 12 year old Sammy developed bizarre habits such as refusing to sleep in his bed, wanting the lights on all day and hopping instead of walking. Sammy's mum takes him to a psychiatrist and psychologist to help deal with his issues but is shocked to learn that her son is actually suffering from a rare autoimmune disorder called paediatric autoimmune disorders associated with strep (PANDAS). Plus, energetic Lynda Fox is rushed to hospital when she has a sudden inflammation in her eyelids that eventually spreads to her entire face and causes her to have an anaphylactic shock.Every year, millions of Americans fall prey to real-life medical mysteries ailments that go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years. Their lives are thrown into turmoil as medical professionals struggle to understand their baffling conditions. Mystery diagnosis tells their stories. Through interviews and dramatic recreations, each medical mystery is recounted in vivid detail. Symptoms emerge, specialists are called in, but still the daily struggle continues. And then one day, because of a patients relentless pursuit of an accurate diagnosis, or a forward thinking doctor, the problem is solved and a true diagnosis given.Subscribe here for more full length documentaries: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFrO-dKhooOuTtix5dia2_g?sub_confirmation=1Welcome to Reel Truth the home of amazing documentaries! Here you will find full episode documentaries and documentary series, covering true crime, medical, science and more.