They’re driven to eat chalk, baby powder or cigarette ashes. It’s called pica – and it’s more common than you know. Dr. Oz talks to 2 women suffering from the disorder and investigates the serious bodily harm they’re causing. Could someone you know secretly be suffering from this?

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Note: Volunteer services for Saneika James' pica treatment will be provided by Melainie Rogers, founder of BALANCE Eating Disorder Treatment Center.

Join Maria Menounos as She Cares for Parents With Cancer, Diabetes & COVID in Powerful Video Diary

It hasn't been easy, but she's dedicated her life to helping them — and loving them.

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Maria Menounos has been caring for her parents for years. Her dad has type 1 diabetes, with his blood sugar levels often dropping dangerously low. And her mom was diagnoses with Stage 4 brain cancer, or glioblastoma, in 2016. As if that wasn't enough, she never thought she would also see them hospitalized with COVID-19. It hasn't been easy, but she's dedicated her life to helping them — and loving them. Go inside her emotional journey in a powerful and moving video diary. She's sharing it all to help others find the strength they need in their own journies.


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