25 Diseases You Wouldn’t Like To Have

#5 – Porphyria

Porphyria is not a single disease, but a group of diseases. In a nutshell, this disease creates substances called porphyrines which build up in the body, especially in the nervous system, and it can be fatal.

Luckily, there is treatment for porphyria. The disease presents itself with various skin lesions which can automatically be recognized as porphyria by an expert dermatologist.

Written by Harry Steinman

At the age of 18, Harry started a 5-year adventure to explore Southeast Asia and India. He has studied Eastern medicine and the art of yoga throughout his travels with the hopes of one day opening a holistic wellness and yoga center in North America. He's a lifelong learner and has the desire to share his findings with the rest of the world.