On the Internet you are likely to encounter sites suggesting that Melungeon people or their descendants are prone to several serious diseases. There is no proof of this theory other than anecdotal recounting of personal experiences. In other words, NO PROOF!!!!
- Behçet's SYNDROME
- FAMILIAL MEDITERRANEAN FEVER
The MHS does not endorse the theory of Melungeon diseases.
This article is not intended to provide medical advice or diagnosis. Consult
a medical health professional if you think you might be suffering from a
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