Woman with rare disorder addicted to eating bricks

For the last eleven years Patrice Benjamin-Ramgoolam has suffered from a rare condition which means she craves bricks and eats them every day. Patrice, who lives in London, suffers from PICA syndrome, which means she eats objects which should not be consumed.

Patrice Benjamin-Ramgoolam Credit: This Morning/ITV

Patrice spoke to ITV's This Morning about why she nibbles away on the walls in her home every day:

"One day I just got a knife, poked the wall, tasted it, I liked it and that's where it all started... a chalky earthy taste... I kinda got hooked on it."

She is now seeking professional help to try and kick the habit. Watch the interview in full from ITV This Morning here.