The Soap Addiction Girl – Tempestt Henderson

Have you ever got addicted to something?

You might have heard about addiction to smoking , drugs , alchohol or may be even chalk eating among the kids but the world is full of strange people and incidents. There are some people in the world who have weird addictions which will blow your mind.

A 19-year-old girl Tempestt Henderson from Florida has a strange kind of addiction of eating soaps and detergent powders.
She loves to consume soap five times a day along with detergent powder as she feels the sweet and salt taste of the detergents is something she can never let go off.

This soap addiction of Tempestt Henderson , started at a very young age when she accidentally dipped her fingers into detergent powder and tasted it. After that incident she felt the need to eat soap. Being hooked to this kind of a soap addiction, she could be a victim to a lot of health problems which can even be fatal if she does not stop.

According to sources, She eats around five to six bars of soap everyday and doctors have also warned her parents that their daughter will soon die if she has no control over this soap addiction. Tempestt Henderson ‘s parents, especially her mum states that she is glad her daughter is addicted to soap other than other drugs in the market which are even more deadlier.

This 19-year-old American girl who is a nursing student is well aware of this soap addiction outcome and in spite of that she still continues to enjoy eating soap to ease her food craving.

Doctors state that this soap addiction which the young girl is suffering from is known as PICA which is a rare disorder and at present she in the hospital getting treated before it is too late. People suffering form PICA have been known to compulsively eat metal, coins, chalk, batteries and toothbrushes. It can often be caused by a mineral deficiency

She QUOTES,”In the shower, I like to lather up a green bar of soap, and lick the bubbles. And as the soap disintegrates, I pop a tiny amount of the soap into my mouth and suck it. It’s heavenly. I love the clean feeling it gives me. Eating soap feels so much cleaner than just washing with it.”

2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Anuj on June 30, 2011 at 9:20 PM

    Share a Secret with us.
    U Addicted to….. Fruit,Squash,chocolates or ….. ???


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