9:19. I didn’t actually think I’d hear back as most people who go on it are at the end of their tether, with hugely serious problems that felt bigger than mine. It also saw the beginning of Embarrassing Bodies: Back to the Clinic, which would see ex-patients from the series returning to the clinic to discuss how life has been since their last visit. christineolsontv . The final processing stage was an invite to the studios in Birmingham for a test screening, which I miraculously passed. In 2011, an hour-long live show was introduced, "Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic", which makes use of Skype technology. There was never a lightbulb moment where I thought I should apply to Embarrassing Bodies to fix my eye, but rather a series of moments that led up to it. These issues tend to be taboo or misunderstood. A Dutch spin-off version of the show called Dit is mijn lijf ("This is my body") was broadcast on RTL4 from 26 October 2011 and ran for three series. The series' basic premise involves members of the public with a wide variety of medical conditions consulting the show's doctors for advice; in some cases, cosmetic or corrective surgery has been offered and undertaken to treat patients with more severe or noticeable ailments. 1:48. , Channel 4 aired a version of the series where Dawn Harper went to Thailand and provided information on how to stay healthy while abroad. Everyone has a secret insecurity, whether it’s visible or tightly wrapped under their clothes. Adorable kitten who suffered horrific burns to his face makes miraculous recovery, My disabled son and I were abandoned in lockdown thanks to social care cuts, I'm HIV positive and I don't just survive - I thrive. These issues tend to be taboo or misunderstood. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. In the past, doctors would always refer me to an optician, who would only give me glasses due to my age and because they insisted contacts would ‘push’ off my iris due to the turn. Christopher Hooton of Metro said that it provided some "incredibly sensible tips on staying healthy while travelling". 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Series 7 consisted of three specials named The Man With Half a Face, Penis Special and The 36-Stone Woman. The show's first series comprised eight episodes, which were hosted by doctors Ginni Mansberg, Brad McKay, and Sam Hay. The show really changed my life for a while, but now I’m back to square one. I needed a high prescription but the bullying was so intense that I chose not to wear them, which made my vision suffer. I don’t get recognised much, but when I do people are usually nice and either compliment me or ask lots of questions. Throughout its numerous series, Embarrassing Bodies has set out to aid people who have a variety of medical issues. The only downside of the experience is that contacts haven’t become a permanent solution – and they never will be. Clips & Extras. I asked opticians for contact lenses but was told that surgery was my only option. 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With the help of its patients and the diagnoses of its doctors, the show tries to make common medical issues—especially those that are "embarrassing" or sexual—understood, and to debunk myths surrounding them. In the Netherlands, the British version was aired on RTL5 under the title of Gênante Lijven ("Embarrassing Bodies"). Originally broadcast in 2007 by Channel 4, Embarrassing Bodies has earned two BAFTA Awards in 2009 & 2010. 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I’m still glad I took part in it, as it was a whirlwind experience. Embarrassing Bodies opens the door to private specialist doctors who can take a fresh look at the case, who are innovative and want to find a solution for us. The doctors at QE hospital disagreed and I was given what I’d been wanting for years. 8:11. With the help of its patients and the diagnoses of its doctors, the show tries to make common medical issues—especially those that are "embarrassing" or sexual—understood, and to debunk myths surrounding them. Series 4 Episode 4 - Wakestock. Series 3 saw the return of the mobile clinic, a common setting for the show. Series 1 Episode 1. 47:38. Take a peek before pulling the chain because there’s a lot of useful information right there in the toilet bowl... Mum with debilitating skin condition that leaves her with tennis ball sized boils as painful as a wasp sting, The mum-of-three says even something as simple as tomatoes can cause a reaction, and she has to deal with people staring at her, Channel 4 hire cooking experts for new health show to replace Embarrassing Bodies. 1:12. What the general public needs to realise is that most of the people on the show have been to their GP and countless doctors after that, and some have even paid for private treatment. EB was nominated for the 2013 National Television Award for Factual Entertainment.