Christina Applegate talks about the ravages of multiple sclerosis: the scary thing is that there is no end

Christina Applegate talks about the ravages of multiple sclerosis: the scary thing is that there is no end

Hollywood actress Christina Applegate revealed that he currently suffers from 30 brain injuries as a result of the multiple sclerosis that was diagnosed.

In an interview for the podcast Armchair Expert of Dax Shepard, the actress of “The sweetest thing”said that this disease has caused sores on his brain that cause pain.

“I have 30 injuries in the brain, sores. The biggest one is behind my right eye, so my right eye hurts a lot,” Applegate said.

The actress also shared other symptoms she suffers from, including stiffness in her extremitiesas well as indications of seizures.

“My hand starts to get weird and then I get a twitching feeling in my brain, but not all the time,” he added.

In accordance with The vanguard, Applegate said there is no guarantee of improvement in his illness even with advances in medicine.

“That doesn’t guarantee that I’ll be here in 10 years, that’s the scary thing about multiple sclerosis; there’s no end,” he lamented.

Christina She participated as a guest actress in the famous series “Friends”, where she played Amy Green, Rachel’s sister (Jennifer Aniston), a character that won her an Emmy in 2004 for “best performance as a guest actress”, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2021.

It was through her X account that the American celebrity announced her illness back thenwhen she assured that she had been supported by many people who also suffered from this condition.

His last job was in ““Dead To Me”a series of Netflixwhich projected its last chapter in November 2022.

Christina Applegate said in an interview for Vanity Fair in May 2023, that this was probably her last job on screen and praised her co-star Linda Cardellini.

“I can’t even imagine going on set right now. I probably won’t work in front of the camera again, but I’m so glad to have dated someone who is by far the best actress I’ve ever worked with in my entire life.” lifeif not the greatest human being I have ever known,” said the actress.

What is multiple sclerosis and its symptoms?

In accordance with UNAM Faculty of Medicinemultiple sclerosis (MS) It is a pronogressive neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system.

It occurs as a result of the destruction of myelina protective sheath that surrounds the nerve fibers of the central nervous system. This damage to myelin interrupts transmission between neuronsinterfering with communication between the brain and other parts of the body.

By interrupting body communication It causes a serious loss of motor skills and cognitive skills.

Symptoms, severity and duration can vary from person to person, but in general the first symptoms of sclerosis include: Sight lossblurred vision or double vision. Muscular weakness in one or more extremities. Tingling or numbness of the arms, legs, trunk of the body or face.

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