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12 Diseases Which Are So Mysterious Even Doctors Couldn’t Explain Them

By KK Angus, 10 March 2018


9Stendhal Syndrome

Also known as Florence syndrome, this is perhaps the fascinating ailment of all time. This condition leads to a person feeling nauseous or dizzy when they experience or witness a thing in of beauty which has a personal resonate with their life. Basically, if someone saw a painting or sculpture that means a lot to their life, they might experience Stendhal syndrome.

Stendhal Syndrome

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The most fatal disease on this list. Caused by the Ebola virus, this disease can lead to death and while Ebola has been back in headlines since last year, doctors till date have not been able to understand how the condition really works. More specifically how the virus causes the patient to bleed out and eventually die.

Ebola virus

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11Gulf war syndrome


The syndrome affected the people who had been a part of the 1991 Gulf War. This disease is characterized by fatigue, hallucinations and intense headaches. And while thousands of war veterans have been affected by it, medical experts have not been able to agree on the exact causes of the disease.

Gulf war syndrome

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12Peruvian meteorite syndrome

In 2007, after a meteorite hit the Peruvian village of Carancas, villagers were struck with a mysterious illness. They began vomiting multiple times a day after experiencing terribly noxious odor which experts believed emerged from the crater left by the meteorite.

Peruvian meteorite syndrome

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