Gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar explains what could be leading a woman to crave chalk and reveals whether the condition has affected the woman’s long-term health.
Taneah, a nurse and mother of two, has been eating baby powder and chalk every day since she was 3 years old. She reveals her addiction for the first time on The Doctors.
A nurse and mother of two has been eating baby powder and chalk every day since she was 3 years old. She reveals her addiction for the first time on The Doctors and says she knows she needs help.
The Doctors ask Dr. Kim Dennis, medical director of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, to address the emotional issues that could be leading to a woman’s addiction to chalk. Find out what treatment she recommends.
The Doctors share what you need to know about the alarming Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. Could you be at risk? Then, one man shares his story of battling — and beating — breast cancer. Plus, painful prickling and incessant itching: The Doctors help
Find out what may be causing one woman to crave eating dirt and soap. It may be more common than you think!
One man shares his story of battling — and beating — breast cancer. Then, painful prickling and incessant itching: The Doctors help one viewer solve her mysterious skin problem. Plus, have an appetite for dirt? Find out what bizarre cravings could reveal
Nikki, 34, ate two to three boxes of cornstarch per day for 17 years, and was featured on TLC’s Freaky Eaters for her addiction. While this seems like a strange snacking habit, there is a medical explanation behind it.
From nervous ticks to strange eating habits, do you judge people’s “bizarre” behaviors? Learn the medical reasons behind mannerisms. And, is OCD more than a mental condition? Plus, find out why some people are always late.