8 Chubby Men Who Suffer from Missing Head Syndrome
Of the varied health implications that come with being overweight, perhaps none is more stigmatized and silenced than Missing Head Syndrome. According to a quick Google search of news sources, thousands of overweight men suffer from this syndrome, and despite constant visibility in health and weight-loss articles, the condition itself has yet to penetrate the public consciousness.
In an effort to raise awareness, we’ve written this post for those who do not have a voice (because they do not have a head with a mouth).
Seth Bogdanove first came to national attention when he sued a potential employer for fat discrimination. Seth also suffers from Missing Head syndrome, which probably also hurt his chances for employment. Seth is currently jobless and headless.
This overweight Singaporean man is suffering from early-stage Missing Head Syndrome, which means he still has the lower-half of his face, allowing him to speak, eat and drink. Unfortunately, it’s also allowed him to keep smoking, which is what brought him to the attention of staff writers at Yahoo! News Singapore.
This is one of those bittersweet stories. The unidentified cardiac patient in the photo recently discovered that he has a higher chance of survival than thinner cardiac patients. Shortly after that news, he was diagnosed with Missing Head Syndrome which is now at Stage 4. The Lord giveth and he taketh away.
This 400-pound Alaskan man recently flew to Philadelphia, earning infamy online for his wide gait. But the untold story here is that his trip was to receive an experimental treatment for Missing Head Syndrome at the Pennsylvania Institute for Headlessness. His treatment is ongoing.
This breaking news story was ostensibly about why overweight people have such a hard time losing weight on diets, but it was also about one man (the man in the photo) who lost 8 pounds when his head fell off. We’re still waiting for that story to be told, but we’re proud of him for soldiering on despite the stigma.
This baseball umpire isn’t letting Missing Head Syndrome affect his life. He may be missing eyes and ears, but he’s out on the field every day with a lot of heart—and even more gut! He’s a true hero to others who suffer from the illness.
As if suffering from Missing Head Syndrome wasn’t bad enough, this unnamed obese man in Canada lost custody of his kids, allegedly for being too overweight. The justice system frequently discriminates against the obese and the headless.
According to Fox News, the latest threat to America is an invasion of overweight, headless Mexicans. Mexico now leads the world in obesity and Missing Head Syndrome. Fox News estimates that every day, 10,000 obese Mexicans cross the U.S. border, though they frequently get lost due to the fact that they lack heads with eyes.
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