Health & Fit Arizona woman wakes up speaking with a British accent

01:31  13 february  2018
01:31  13 february  2018 Source:   New York Daily News

British Airways to Launch Zoned Boarding

  British Airways to Launch Zoned Boarding Starting December 12, British Airways boards its aircraft in groups defined by fare class.According to The Independent, the airline will roll out the new process starting December 12. The service, which is already commonly used by domestic carriers in the United States, will function in a similar manner with the U.K. airline. Upon checking in, passengers will be issued a zone number on their boarding pass that is based on their elite status or fare class.

After undergoing jaw surgery, a Texas woman with a Southern twang woke up with a new, and permanent, British accent . So Alamia isn’t really speaking with a British accent ; it just sounds like one, especially to Americans.

(WFLA) – An Arizona woman speaks with a British accent despite never having left the United States. She told ABC 15 she’s gone to sleep three times with throbbing headaches only to wake up with a different accent .

An Arizona woman who has never left the U.S. went to bed one night and woke up speaking as though she’s from the U.K.

Michelle Myers was diagnosed with foreign accent syndrome (FAS).

Yes, it’s a thing.

“Everybody only sees or hears Mary Poppins,” Myers, a former Texas beauty queen with seven kids, told KNXV-TV.

Over the past seven years, Myers has spoken in various accents. First Irish, then Australian. Each time, the accent lasted about a week.

But her British accent is still going strong since 2015, when she went to sleep with a blinding and immobilizing headache and awakened a changed woman.

“They send in the psychiatrist at the hospital and make sure you’re not a loon,” Myers said.

Is Peppa Pig to blame for putting pressure on doctors?

  Is Peppa Pig to blame for putting pressure on doctors? Peppa could be to blame for creating unrealistic expectations of doctors, according to an article in the light-hearted Christmas edition of the British Medical Journal. Doctor Catherine Bell examined whether the cartoon's jolly Dr. Brown Bear was responsible for people calling out doctors over minor ailments.

That’s exactly what happened to Kay Russell, a British woman who went to sleep with a severe migraine and woke up speaking in what sounds like a French accent . According to the BBC, Ms. Russell apparently has what’s called “Foreign Accent Syndrome

BUCKEYE, AZ (KNXB/CNN) - Imagine going to sleep and waking up with a foreign accent . It's not a joke -- it really happens and for one Arizona woman , it has From what her doctors can tell, it turned her British . Looking back at how she used to be is difficult. "I guess you still have it in your head.

FAS is a rare condition — one that’s affected fewer than 100 people in the last century. It is usually linked to a stroke or neurological trauma or impairment. Other causes have also been reported including multiple sclerosis.

In some cases, such as a born-and-bred Texas woman who woke up talking like a Brit after jaw surgery, no clear cause has been identified.

Myers also suffers from a condition known as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which could be linked with her transient accents. The syndrome is a group of disorders that affect connective tissues supporting the skin, bones, blood vessels and many other organs and tissues.

“Some people think it’s physiological; others think it’s psychological,” said Myers. “People like me — we don’t care which one it is. We just really want to be taken seriously and if it is something that's going to hurt me, help me.”

Bigger wine glasses equal more boozing

  Bigger wine glasses equal more boozing Those memes showing giant wine glasses may be reflecting reality: wine glasses are getting bigger. People are boozing it up more than ever and British researchers think they have a handle on one reason why: Wine glasses have steadily gotten bigger.They looked at wine glass sizes over the centuries, including a peek at the British royal household's crystal service, and found a steady increase. Wine glass sizes started really ballooning in the 1990s, they found. © Provided by NBCU News Group, a division of NBCUniversal Media LLC Wine glasses have gotten steadily bigger over the years.

The 56-year-old woman was diagnosed with foreign accent syndrome, a condition so rare that only 60 cases have been documented worldwide since the early 1900s. In late 2009, she developed a British accent after dental surgery.

No joke, Sarah Colwill suffers from "Foreign Accent Syndrome.". There's no other way to describe this than just plain weird. A woman from the United Kingdom goes to the hospital with a terrible headache. She comes out speaking with a Chinese accent . Whaaaaaat.

Slideshow: 20 questions you're too afraid to ask your doctor (but should) (Courtesy: 

Why can't I lose weight?: <p>There are many reasons beyond too many calories and too little <a href=exercise that are making it impossible for you to lose weight. Some of those reasons require medical intervention. If you haven't brought it up with your doctor, be sure to do so. A month before your next checkup, record everything you eat and any physical activity and show it to her, when she brings up diet and exercise.

" src="/upload/images/real/2018/02/13/why-cant-i-lose-weight-p-there-are-many-reasons-beyond-too-many-calories-and-too-little-a-href-https_350180_.jpg" />
20 Questions You're Too Afraid to Ask Your Doctor (But Should)

Woman not allowed to take emotional support peacock on flight .
Some airlines will allow passengers to bring along a dog or cat to serve as emotional support during a flight, but some airlines are not quite so lenient when it comes to bringing animals on their flights. And there appears to be a line drawn when it comes to peacocks. Despite having a second ticket Read more The post Woman not allowed to take emotional support peacock on flight appeared first on The Comeback.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!