Embarrassing Bodies

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Embarrassing Bodies

A one-hour TV programme broadcast in the UK that assesses patients getting treatment and advice for medical issues which they either found too embarrassing to see their GPs about, or were too unusual or obscure for their GPs to diagnose.
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Here she names the top 10 most popular embarrassing illnesses experienced by the show's participants and how she cured them.
The programme first assaulted our senses back in 2007 and has since looked into all manner of embarrassing illnesses, from haemorrhoids to halitosis, to genital problems.
We're living in the age of TV, in which some folk think nothing of dropping their smalls for an audience of millions on Embarrassing Illnesses, remember.
Animal Madhouse Channel Four, Wednesday, 8pm If, like me, you share your life with a mad little fur ball, you should be looking forward to this take on the veterinary trade which comes across as something like embarrassing illnesses for cats.
I was expecting the freak show format that seems so ubiquitous these days (and I wasn't reassured by the C4 website encouraging me to tune into Embarrassing Bodies, Embarrassing Illnesses or My Great Big Fat Diet if I enjoyed the programme).
Christian Jessen of Channel 4's Embarrassing Illnesses, as saying.
He goes on: "In my television paradise there would be no more property programmes, no more police-chasing-yobbos-in-cars programmes and, most of all and please God, no more so-called documentary shows with titles like My 20-Ton Tumour, My Big Fat Head, Wolf Girl, Embarrassing Illnesses and The Fastest Man on No Legs.
He says: "It's a huge compliment they picked my name, it means people associate embarrassing illnesses with a picture of me.
NAME: Christian Jessen AGE: 32 CV: His TV work includes Finding God with Jack Osbourne, Supersize vs Superskinny and Embarrassing Illnesses.
Our favourite TV programme of the week is Embarrassing Illnesses on Channel 4.