10 Bizarre disorders of the Brain that can be extremely disturbing
The brain is one the most complicated of the human physiology. It is also a mysterious subject of research for scientists who are yet to unlock the mysteries of the brain. As the CPU of our bodies, every minute activity is processed through the brain. Keeping that in mind the brain can also dysfunction and when that happens, disorders can have pretty intense results.
Depression, amnesia, dementia and Alzheimer’s are all brain disorders that can really traumatize a person. But while these are the common disorders of the brain, there are some disorders are unbelievable but such conditions actually exist. Here are 10 bizarre disorders of the brain.
1 Flipped Reality (Visual Reorientation Illusion)
Have you watched inception? That is more or less how victims of value reorientation illusion see the world. Those with VRI experience optical illusions on an intense scale where their entire world is flipped by almost 180 degrees. Such hallucinations or visual disorientation that makes the physical world appear rotated and out of sync where north can become south and vice versa. It would seem like being in an abstract or surreal painting.
2 Insane Jealousy (Othello Syndrome)
The Othello syndrome named after the famous Shakespeare play by the same name is a condition where victims suffer insane jealousy. Patients can suffer hallucinations about their partners having affairs with others. This can also lead to violence against the spouse or partner. Othello syndrome originates in the right frontal lobe of the brain and is associated with lewy dementia and Parkinson’s. Related conditions are obsession, hyper sensitivity and paranoia. In some cases, OS can also be triggered by dopamine treatments for Parkinsons.