Would It Kill This Girl to Brush Her Hair? Actually, Yes. (Updated)Brent Rose8/19/11 11:00am124EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkEver heard of Hair Brushing Syndrome? Sounds like bullshit, right? But it's actually a rare condition that effectively makes you have a toxic reaction to static electricity, and could indeed end your life. Balloons are the enemy!