Her appetite am unmanageable that as a teenager were made to put locks on their own fridge and cupboard doors at their home in Erdington, Birmingham.
But after being identified as having Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Aneeba, now aged 23, has finally bought her eating under control and lost weight.
She said: “I always found a method to enter into the fridges and cupboards. I exercised how to unlock them and so i could eat what I wanted.
“To me, all that stuff tasted normal. It was pai you guo tea the only method that I didn’t feel hungry. I’d also eat a lot of junk food, like frozen treats, and biscuits. It
might be between meals when no-one was around.
“But when I hit 17 I realised I needed to control it. I stopped eating all of the wrong stuff and started exercising to lose the extra weight.”
Aneeba, that has slimmed to a size 12, is now backing Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, that is raising 1million for any rare diseases centre.
Aneeba’s parents first realised something was wrong when she was born with extra fingers and toes. A student was diagnosed from an earlier age with LMBBS –
an inherited genetic condition that affects approximately one out of 100,000 babies.
Other symptoms include hearing loss, kidney abnormalities, sight loss and obesity.
Dad Zahir and Aneeba laugh now about her eating routine as a youngster – however the illness brought them great sadness, too.
For up until age 13, there was a risk that zi xiu tang bee pollen capsules Aneeba had another closely related disease which sees patients deteriorate rapidly around the age of 11.
“We i never thought she’d reach her 13th birthday,” recalls taxi driver Zahir, 57. “They were the worst two years of my life. Every single day we were
awaiting Aneeba being ill.