Alice in Wonderland syndrome

Has anyone heard of a disease called Alice in Wonderland Syndrome? Isn’t there curiosity in the name itself? The scientific world has given the name ‘Alice in Wonderland Syndrome’ to an extremely rare disease that affects the nerves. It is also known by the acronym AWS/AIWS.

Doctors say that this is a temporary phenomenon in the body. A person with this disease often feels his body is small and large. Sometimes arms and legs feel bigger, sometimes less. It can affect vision, touch, and hearing. In the 1950s, British psychiatrist Dr. The disease was first identified by John Todd.

Doctors say that sometimes this condition lasts from half an hour to several hours. Many diseases including migraine will be experienced as a part of this. However, the scientific world has not yet been able to find the exact cause of this disease.

Leave a Reply