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Entertainment Celine Dion diagnosed with rare neurological disorder

14:10  08 december  2022
14:10  08 december  2022 Source:   covermg.com

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Celine Dion has been diagnosed with a "very rare" neurological disorder called Stiff-Person Syndrome (SPS).

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The My Heart Will Go On singer revealed her health news as she announced a further delay to her European tour in an emotional video on Instagram on Thursday.

"I've been dealing with problems with my health for a long time and it's been really difficult for me to face these challenges and to talk about everything that I've been going through," she tearfully said. "Recently, I've been diagnosed with a very rare neurological disorder called the stiff person syndrome, which affects something like one in a million people.

Celine Dion diagnosed with incurable health issue that's turning her into a 'human statue'

  Celine Dion diagnosed with incurable health issue that's turning her into a 'human statue' Celine Dion has been diagnosed with Stiff-person syndrome (SPS), a rare neurological disorder with features of an autoimmune disease.In a statement, she told fans: "Hello everyone, I'm sorry it's taken me so long to reach out to you. I miss you all so much and can't wait to be on stage talking to you in person.

"While we're still learning about this rare condition, we now know this is what's been causing all the spasms that I've been having. Unfortunately, these spasms affect every aspect of my daily life, sometimes causing difficulties when I walk and not allowing me to use my vocal cords to sing the way I'm used to."

According to America's National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, SPS is characterised by fluctuating muscle rigidity in the trunk and limbs as well as a heightened sensitivity to noise, touch, and emotional distress, which can set off muscle spasms.

In January, the 54-year-old revealed she was suffering from "severe and persistent muscle spasms" when she cancelled the North American leg of her Courage World Tour.

Celine Dion diagnosed with incurable Stiff Person Syndrome - singer has 'severe' symptoms

  Celine Dion diagnosed with incurable Stiff Person Syndrome - singer has 'severe' symptoms The Canadian singer revealed her diagnosis has caused her "severe and persistent muscle spasms".Addressing her fans in an Instagram post, the star explained that she'd been plagued with symptoms for a long time.

Many of her spring 2023 European shows have now been postponed to spring 2024. Eight of her summer 2023 performances have been cancelled altogether, while the concerts scheduled for August to October 2023 remain.

"I'm working hard with my sports medicine therapist every day to build back my strength and my ability to perform again but I have to admit it's been a struggle," Celine continued. "I miss you so much, I miss seeing all of you being on the stage performing for you. I always give 100 per cent when I do my shows but my condition is not allowing me to give you that right now.

"For me to reach you again I have no choice but to concentrate on my health at this moment and I have hope that I'm on the road to recovery... I love you guys so much and I really hope I can see you again real soon."

At present, the Canadian singer is scheduled to resume performing in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in August 2023.

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The new tour dates aren't until 2024 but you'll have to act fast if you want to nab themKnown for iconic hits including "My Heart Will Go On", best-selling artist Celine was due to tour Europe and the UK in 2023. However, after being diagnosed with stiff-person syndrome - a rare autoimmune movement condition affecting the central nervous system - earlier this year, the star announced she would be postponing concerts in Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, and London.

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