Actress Christina Applegate diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

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Christina Applegate shares her Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis

Christina Applegate has shared on Twitter how she was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)

Hi Friends. A few months ago I was diagnosed with MS. It’s been a strange journey, But I have been so supported by people that I know who also have this condition. It’s been a tough road. But as we all know, the road keeps going. Unless some asshole blocks it.’

Christina further tweeted: ‘As one of my friends that has MS said ‘we wake up and take the indicated action.’ And that’s what I do. So now I ask for privacy. As I go through this thing. Thank you xo.’

MS is a condition that can affect the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, which can include problems with arm and leg movement, vision, balance and sensation.

Initial symptoms of MS can include fatigue, numbness and tingling in the extremities, pain, bladder and bowel issues as well as stiffness or spasms.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society the that more women than men are affected with MS that is typically diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. Christina joins the estimated 2.3 million people already living with the disease worldwide.

The actress was also diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 and declared herself cancer-free after undergoing a double mastectomy procedure.

Christina is well known for her roles in “Married with Children,” “Samantha Who?” and her recent series Netflix’s production of “Dead to Me.”

She has also starred in movies such as “Hall Pass,” “Anchorman,” and “Bad Moms.”

Due to her diagnosis the third season of the actor’s Netflix series “Dead To Me” is temporarily pausing its production.

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