If you’re looking for something good to watch on Netflix you’re in luck! These 12 health stories are available to watch right now.

So, pick up your remote, grab your favorite snack, and enjoy!

12 Health Stories to Watch On Netflix

 

It’s Not Yet Dark

Health Topic: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

From Netflix: “A strong-willed Irish filmmaker impaired by ALS syndrome directs his first feature film, with eye-gaze technology as his only means of communication.”

Dying to Know: Ram Dass and Timothy Leary

Health Topic: Chronic Pain

From Netflix: “Icons of ‘60’s counterculture, Harvard psychologists Timothy Leary and Ram Dass became estranged until an illness inspired their fascinating reunion.”

Gaga: Five Foot Two

Health Topic: Chronic Pain

From Netflix: “From Walmart shopping trips to doctors visits to rocking the Super Bowl Halftime Show, it’s Lady Gaga as you’ve never seen her in this revealing documentary. Directed by Chris Moukarbel. GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO follows the superstar at her most vulnerable moments as she pushes through chronic pain, heartbreak and produces a soul-blooming album.”

The C Word

Health Topic: Cancer

From Netflix: “To solve the mystery of cancer, challenging the status quo is a must. Witness how lifestyle and societal changes may help beat the disease.”

RARE CONDITIONS

The Girl Whose Muscles Are Turning To Bone

Health Topic: fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive (FOP)

From Netflix: “Few people are as courageous as young Luciana Wulken, a 7-year-old who must fight an extremely rare condition that turns her muscles to bone.”

The Woman With 7 Personalities

Health Topic: Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder)

From Netflix: “A woman reconnects with a friend who has seven distinct personalities, while also consulting with psychological experts about the rare condition.”

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Untangling Alzheimer’s

Health Topic: Alzhiemer’s disease

From Netflix: “Much of what causes the neurodegenerative Alzheimer’s disease remains a mystery, but one man makes it his mission to uncover the latest breakthroughs.”

Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me

Health Topic: Alzhiemer’s disease

From Netflix: “This poignant film chronicles the country music icon’s remarkable career, his 2011 Alzheimer’s diagnosis, final tour and his farewell to fans.”

HIV & AIDS

We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco

Health Topic: AIDS

From Netflix: “The AIDS crisis forever changed gay culture in San Francisco, as examined in this documentary that traces the disease’s impact on five individuals.”

How to Survive a Plague

Health Topic: AIDS

From Netflix: “Faced with their own mortality, a group of mostly HIV-positive young people break the mold in taking on Washington and the medical establishment.”

 

 

FICTIONAL STORIES

To The Bone

Health Topic:  Anorexia Nervosa

From Netflix: “Ellen, a 20-year-old with anorexia nervosa, goes on a harrowing, sometimes funny journey of self-discovery at a group home run by an unusual doctor.”

13 Reasons Why

Health Topic: Depression and Suicide

From Netflix: “After a teenage girl’s perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.”

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