Zip Code:
Provider Type:
          PLAYING ‘I Couldn’t Breathe. There Were Blisters All Over My Tongue, And The CPAP Machine Had Burned The Varnish Off The Coffee Table’

          ‘I Couldn’t Breathe. There Were Blisters All Over My Tongue, And The CPAP Machine Had Burned The Varnish Off The Coffee Table’


          January 9, 2017

          Forty-two-year-old Jeremy says it was a year ago that he began experiencing strange symptoms: headaches, fevers, blurred vision, kidneys burning, skin rashes and frequent, urgent urination. He says he also had to undergo emergency surgery for a “swollen brain.”

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a story Dr. Phil won't believe?

          “One time I woke up in the morning and I couldn’t breathe. There were blisters all over my tongue, and the CPAP machine had burned the varnish off the coffee table,” Says Jeremy. “I believe there was borax in my CPAP machine.”

          Jeremy claims he discovered a box of borax in his wife, Kelly’s car, and that’s when he says he realized he was being poisoned. “I found it under the passenger seat of her car; typed it in to my phone, started researching it and it was all the symptoms that was going on in my body - which related to the poisoning of borax.”

          Jeremy claims Kelly poisoned him to collect on his life insurance policy and move to Florida with their three children. He says he wants to divorce Kelly and take full custody of their daughters.

          Kelly adamantly denies poisoning Jeremy. She admits she did have a box of borax in her car – but says it wasn’t so she could poison her husband.

          Are Jeremy’s symptoms being caused by borax poisoning, or could there be another explanation for why he’s been so ill? Is Kelly to blame? Tune in to Monday’s Dr. Phil. Click here to check local listings.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Betrayed by a spouse or family member?

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500
          Be on the Show

          Is Your Spouse Driving You Crazy?

          Do his or her small habits annoy you in a big way? Do you bicker over things that appear to be silly but then eventually blow way out of proportion?

          Be on the Show

          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

          Be on the Show

          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

          Be on the Show

          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons