“The majority of people don’t believe I have an illness,” says Suzy. The former body double and actress says she came down with a “mysterious illness” 10 years ago that she claims forces her to consume a minimum of 7,000 calories a day.

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“My friends and family think that it’s in my head,” she continues. Suzy claims that if she doesn’t constantly eat, she will start to tremble and convulse. She says she has been to over 20 doctors trying to figure out what’s wrong with her but never received a satisfactory diagnosis.

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“I’m surprised to hear you describe this as a ‘mysterious illness’ because it’s really not mysterious at all,’ says Dr. Phil in the video above. What does he say could be going on?

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