Celine Dion suffers from stiffness syndrome, a rare neurological disease

TEMPO.CO, JakartaCeline Dion revealed that he had lived stiff person syndromethrough a moving video uploaded to his Instagram Thursday, December 8, 2022. Illness is an illness a rare and incurable nerve that can cause debilitating muscle spasms.

The Canadian singer said his condition will force him to postpone and cancel a series of upcoming concerts. In the description of the video she uploaded, Celine admitted that she had suffered from this health issue for a long time and found it difficult to cope with it, especially to talk about it. He also made it known that he would not be ready to resume his European tour in February 2023.

“Recently I was diagnosed with a very rare neurological condition called stiff person syndromewhich affects approximately one in a million people,” he said in the video. “While we are still learning about this rare disease, we now know that it is what causes all seizures What I have experienced.”

This condition, according to the Stiff Person Syndrome Foundation, affects the central nervous system, specifically the brain and spinal cord. “Patients may be disabled, in a wheelchair or bedridden, unable to work and care for themselves,” the foundation said, adding that neurological conditions with autoimmune features may include symptoms such as stiffness, debilitating pain, chronic anxiety and such violent muscle spasms. that joints can be dislocated and even broken bones.

“Unfortunately, these seizures affect every aspect of my daily life,” Celine continued of her symptoms. “Sometimes it causes me difficulty when I walk and doesn’t allow me to use my vocal cords to sing like I normally do.”

Céline, who has three sons, René-Charles, and twins Nelson and Eddy with her late husband René Angélil, adds that she has an excellent team of doctors who can help her manage her condition. “And my precious children who support me and give me hope,” he said.

Due to conditions, de Dion’s Spring 2023 was postponed to 2024, while eight Summer 2023 shows – originally scheduled for May 31 to July 17, 2023 – were canceled altogether.

But the five-time Grammy winner says he’s not giving up on being able to perform again. “All I know is sing,” he said. “It’s what I’ve done all my life. And it’s what I love the most. I work hard with my sports medicine therapist every day to rebuild my strength and my ability to perform again. But I have to admit it’s a fight.”

The “My Heart Will Go On” singer was even more moved when he expressed his love for his fans. “I miss you so much. I miss you all. Being on stage. Playing for you. I always give 100% when I play, but my condition doesn’t allow me to give it to you now,” he said. .

Currently, Celine wanted to focus on restoring her health. “And I hope I’m on the road to recovery. That’s my goal and I’m doing everything I can to recover. I want to thank you so much for your encouraging wishes of love and support on my social media . It means a lot to me. Take care. I love you so much and I really hope to see you again soon.” “Thanks.”

Celine Dion cancels for the first time concert his tour due to the pandemic and again in January for health reasons regarding this condition as we know it today. In April, he informed fans that his 2022 tour plans would be postponed to 2023. you deserve,” he announced via email, video post in April.


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