12 SHOCKING And RARE Diseases That Could Kill You

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Everyone is going to die. That’s just a fact of life. But most people are fortunate enough to die in a relatively peaceful way. However, not everyone can just pass away in their sleep… There will always be disease. So, we put together a list of the twelve RAREST and most SHOCKING illnesses known to man. It’s important to learn about these things so that you can be prepared in case you start showing weird symptoms. Slide #5 is something you can’t even prepare for!

So, without further ado, check out these rare diseases that could ravage your body and your mind! Who knows… knowing a bit about them could save your life one day!

#12 The Armageddeon Virus

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Most people have heard of SARS, but very few have heard of the Armageddon Virus. It shares many of the same symptoms, but actually originates in Asiatic Bats! Because it appears so similar to SARS, it took doctors several months to learn how to treat it effectively. By then, the epidemic had spread worldwide. Think this is scary? Just wait until you see slide 8!

#11 Aortic Aneurysm

 

002--11-aortic-aneurysm-552243One of the main components of the human heart is the aorta. For most people, they never have any issues with their heart, but a small portion of the population experiences an aortic aneurysm at some point in their lives. Simply put, their heart muscle tears, making them experience severe pain in their abdomen. The pain doesn’t last long, though- sufferers die within two minutes!

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#10 Naegleria Fowleri

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Naegleria Fowleri is a type of protozoa that, quite literally, eats your brain. It is found in bodies of natural water, but you don’t know that you’ve been infected until a few weeks later. At first, you experience nausea and vomiting, but you quickly die as the organism eats away at your brain! Gross!

#9 Field’s Disease

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Field’s Disease is thought of as the rarest disease known to man. It was named after two twin sisters, Catherine and Christie Fields, who were both born with incredibly weak muscles and the inability to walk. Doctors don’t know what causes this disease, though careful research is already underway!

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