Discovery Life Premieres New Series DIAGNOSE ME Tonight
Imagine growing nails from your hair follicles, getting drunk without even a sip of alcohol, or believing you were possessed by demons. From the strange, bizarre, weird and visceral, these are just a few of the mysterious illnesses profiled in Discovery Life Channel's new series DIAGNOSE ME.
Each episode follows two true stories of people whose health is being destroyed or whose lives are threatened by the onset of mysterious symptoms that leave medical experts baffled. Viewers follow along as these mysteries unfold, eventually turning patient desperation into relief when brilliant doctors uncover the medical clues necessary to diagnose and treat such puzzling conditions. Told through first-person accounts and emotional interviews with the patients, primary caregivers and doctors, this series celebrates medicine's true heroes who are willing to break the rules and invent new protocols in solving the strangest cases they've ever encountered. With eight riveting episodes, DIAGNOSE ME premieres on Friday, April 17 at 10/9c on Discovery Life Channel.
Of the illnesses that modern medicine can currently cure, there are many more that confound doctors. In the premiere episode, a busy homemaker sees her schedule come to a crashing halt when she experiences crippling vertigo. Her condition worsens in an unexpected way when common noises begin to sound deafeningly loud, and the RELENTLESS beating of her own heart causes her torment to eventually make her suicidal. Then, an energetic nightclub DJ begins to exhibit all the signs of being a closet alcoholic, and his constant belligerent behavior and vomiting quickly threaten his career and his marriage. But the young couple is baffled as to what ails the DJ when he proves to his skeptical wife that he doesn't Touch alcohol.
DIAGNOSE ME is created and produced for Discovery Life Channel by GRB Entertainment. For GRB,
Gary R. Benz, Michael Branton, Dan Jackson is executive producer. For Discovery Life Channel, Lorna Thomas is executive producer, Julie Meisner Eagle is vice president of production and development, Jane Latman is general manger, and Henry Schleiff is Group President.
About Discovery Life Channel - On January 15, 2015, Discovery Fit & Health became Discovery Life Channel - a network that embraces all of life's unplanned moments. Discovery Life brings viewers a kaleidoscope of human emotions and experiences through the true stories of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. From critical turning points to unexpected moments, Discovery Life tackles life's surprising twists and turns. For more information, visit DiscoveryLife.com , facebook.com/DiscoveryLifeChannel, or twitter.com/disclifechannel. Discovery Life Channel is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.