Many children growing into adulthood will slowly fading into an isolated state of life, because of a rare metabolic disorder called (TMAU) Trimethylaminuria.
To begin with it is estimated that 1 in 1,000 to 2,500 newborns are diagnosed with an Inherited Metabolic Disorders. You or someone you know may be among this number or even higher category, especially if it a rare disorder, known to only a few physicians of its existence. It's affects every race, every nationality, no matter your income level or lifestyle. Sooo! What's this? Trimethylaminuria is a rare disorder in which the body's metabolic processes fail to alter the chemical trimethylamine. Trimethylamine is notable for its unpleasant smell. It is the chemical that gives rotten fish a bad smell.
When the normal metabolic process fails, trimethylamine accumulates in the body, and its odor is detected in the person's sweat, urine and breath. The consequences of emitting a foul odor can be socially and psychologically damaging among adolescents and adults.Many with this condition fear to speak out, seek medical advice, talk to friends or family, or even socialize or perform normal tasks such as shopping, going to the movies, or other events, something that many take for granted. Your understanding and support does make a difference, it assists in spreading awareness of this disorder.
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