Top 5 Weirdest Addictions. The addictions are weird, the weirdest addictions we could find in fact! The third addiction in this list is pretty sickening in fact…
5. Diet Coke
Claire Ayton’s bubble burst when she realized her taste for fizzy drinks had developed into a full-blown addiction. The teaching assistant drank four liters of Diet Coke every day for 10 years until in 2011 she realized her habit was excessive. Claire used hypnotherapy to tackle her addiction. Since then she hasn't touched a single drop of pop. Within months she shed 5 lb, while her new healthier lifestyle has saved her £1,000 a year. She said: “Now I just drink water with a chunk of orange. “My head is clearer, not so fuzzy, and I have much more energy.”
4. Drinking blood
Julia Caples admitted to drinking nearly two liters of human blood every month. The 45-year-old mum-of-two, from Pennsylvania, US, has been drinking like a vampire from willing donors for the past 30 years. And she’s not the only one with what she claims is a gory addiction. A tattoo artist from California known only as Michelle takes her Bloody Marys literally – by mixing them with real blood. The 29-year-old knocks back a liter of blood every day, drinking direct from her friend’s arm and topping up with pig plasma.
3. Coffee enemas
Many of us need a caffeine kick to make it through the day, but Trina and Mike Elliot take it a step further and give themselves coffee enemas. They heat the coffee on the stove before inserting it using a Vaseline-coated hose. It means the caffeine is absorbed into the bloodstream much more quickly than drinking it. Trina gets her freaky fix up to four times a day.
2. Cosmetic Surgery
Like high stakes gambling, this is one of the most expensive addictions to fall prey to. Folks that have an unwholesome obsession with their physical appearance, or some aspect of their body, are prime candidates for getting hooked on cosmetic surgery – if they can afford it, that is. There are many examples of people taking it too far, click the link above to see for yourself.
1. Eating Dirt
The compulsion to swallow inedible substances like dirt, rocks, cotton, coins, or buttons are downright dangerous. Yet, many addicts find the phosphorous and sulfur in earthy substances nutritious, as odd and unappetizing as it may sound. People have actually died because thy could not stop themselves from consuming objects like nails or small rocks. "My strange addiction" dedicated an episode to it, click the link to check it out.