Navigation Links
Hitler's Holocaust may Have Stemmed from Syphilis from Jewish Prostitute

A brief encounter with a Jewish prostitute might have led Hitler to orchestrate the genocidal Holocaust, according to a new study by psychiatrists.

Hitler might have contracted syphilis, which, possibly untreated, led to his madness and eventually targeting of the Jews and the mentally retarded.

There is "ample circumstantial evidence" for the theory, according to psychiatrist Dr Bassem Habeeb.

Dr Habeeb said that there had been speculation that Hitler had syphilis from diary entries made by his personal doctor, Theo Morrell.

"If Hitler's life is looked at through the lens of a syphilis diagnosis, one clue leads to another until a pattern of infection and progressive infection emerges, a disease that may have defined him from youth as an outsider and that progressively ravaged his body and mind," said Dr. Habeeb.

Yet despite significant medical and political clues, the theory has never been rigorously examined, he said.

The disease would have fuelled a "deadly logic and blueprint for the Holocaust" which focused on particular minorities, he added.

Hitler, who reportedly had sex with a Jewish prostitute in Vienna in 1908, put syphilis high on his political agenda, devoting 13 pages to the disease in his book Mein Kampf.

The job of "combating syphilis - the Jewish disease - should be the task of the entire German nation," he wrote, adding, "The health of the nation will be regained only by eliminating the Jews."

According to Dr. Habeeb, "Hitler's bizarre belief that syphilis was a hereditary disease that was originated and propagated by the Jews and resulted in insanity and mental retardation" could be the reason he attempted to eliminate the mentally retarded.

He said well-documented aspects of Hitler's behaviour and health such as mood swings, paranoid rages, rashes and stomach problems were typical of syphilis.

Inci dentally, in his diary, Dr Morrell also noted Hitler's severe gastric crises, skin lesions, Parkinson's disease and violent mood swings as evidence that he had syphilis.

Together with "sudden criminal behaviour, paranoia, grandiosity and mania", these are characteristic of cases of the advanced stage, neuro-syphilis, Dr Morrell wrote in his diary.

Dr Habeeb, who works at Hollins Park Hospital, Warrington, said though experts had previously explored the possibility that Hitler had syphilis, this was the first time that he and his team have put together the chain of secondary neuro-symptoms that meant the Holocaust became the focus of Hitler's psychotic behaviour.

"This disease can send you mad and it could be a horrible explanation for the obsession that led to the Holocaust. It's very hard to say with certainty. There's ample circumstantial evidence, though no final proof, that he definitely had it," said Dr Habeeb.

"But many other historical figures in the 19th and early 20th century suffered from syphilis without the murderous consequences wreaked by Hitler," the Daily Mail quoted him as saying.

Dr Habeeb presented his findings at the Royal College of Psychiatrists' annual meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Survivors of Holocaust More Likely to Have Cancer
2. Syphilis uncovered
3. Prostitutes Feared of Spreading Syphilis During World Cup
4. Syphilis on the Rise
5. More Men Prompted for Syphilis Tests
6. Syphilis on the Rise in China
7. Syphilis Rate on Rise in US Gay, Bisexual Men
8. Rapid Syphilis Could Prevent Congenital Disease and Stillbirths in Haiti
9. Number of Syphilis Cases Rising Among MSM in U.S.
10. Russian Miss HIV Positive Says Victims Are Treated Like Prostitutes
11. Canadian Street Prostitutes Requests Protection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Over $60 Billion is spent annually on products for our ... product review site for Toys, Tots, Pets & More (TTPM) announced the 15 winners ... at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. , Chosen from a field of ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... Zitter Health Insights , in ... Award that will recognize specialty pharmacies for their achievements in customer satisfaction. Winners ... Pharmacy Patient Satisfaction Survey compiled throughout 2016. Results will be published in Specialty ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... May 02, 2016 , ... According to an American Psychological Association ... are sexually abused before the age of 18. Of those who survive, many still ... and others. , In her new book, Lyah! Lyah! Pants on Fyah!, she ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... May 02, 2016 , ... Consultative health care market ... Jim Callandrillo and Duane Reed, VP of business development of AJMC Strategic Solutions, ... Research Group (PBIRG) General Meeting from May 15-17 at the Boca Raton ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... ... The Evolve Paddle Board Company- which specializes in the production and sales ... partnership with Yoloha Yoga- producers of high quality cork yoga mats. Together they have ... a dramatic rise in popularity throughout the last few years. The makers of Evolve ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... JACKSONVILLE, Florida , April 28, 2016 ... in the development of innovative peptide and gene-based immunotherapeutics and ... announced it will be presenting at the 3rd Annual ... - 5 th , 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las ... at 8.00 am on Wednesday, May 4 th by ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... le 27 Avril 2016 ... progressé de +5% sur le trimestre, soutenu par ... consommables  Croissance de +16% des ventes ... Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA, FR0010609263 ; OTCQX : ... laser, annonce aujourd,hui son chiffre d,affaires pour le ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 27, 2016   Zillion Group today ... technology platform, which specializes in live video consultation. ... digital products, Zillion enables companies to realize the ... to take control of their health. ... – including one-to-one, group and webcast scheduled or ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: