• This Woman Felt 'Electric Shocks' in Her Legs. It Turned Out She Had a Parasite in Her Spine

    7 days ago - By Health

    A 35-year-old French woman went to the emergency room after feeling "electric shocks" in her legs. For months, she had been experiencing worsening symptoms, which made it difficult to ride her horse and had caused repeated falls.
    But at the hospital, she got an answer she probably wasn't expecting. Doctors at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon in Dijon, France discovered a parasite had made its way to her 9th vertebra.
    According to the case report published in this week's New England Journal of Medicine , lab tests revealed the unnamed woman had a high white blood cell count...
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