What is Bell’s palsy?, Angelina Jolie’s disease

After much talk about the divorce between Hollywood’s golden actors, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, the actress admits everything related to her low voice.

It was in an intimate interview, where Jolie confessed that in between the controversial breakup, she said that she neglected herself and was not aware of her health.

For the part, let’s remember Brad Pitt also reveals that he has a problem with alcoholNow, his ex-wife is telling how she is suffering at the moment.

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Bell’s palsy, Angelina Jolie’s disease

The actress suffers from a rare disease, namely Bell’s palsy, which is a temporary paralysis that results from damage to several nerves in the face.

Based on US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, is a pathology that affects one in 5 thousand people.

According to the UK’s NHS, the main people who fall victim to this condition are between the ages of 16 and 60 every year.

Angelina Jolie / Photo: EFE

The damaged facial nerve is located in the bony canal between the bottom of the ear and the facial muscles.

It could be argued that it is responsible for all the movements we make with our faces, including blinking.

What is the cause of this disease?

It can affect people of all ages, but is more common in older than 65 years, however, was also hit children under 13 years old and affects men and women equally.

A type of herpes infection called shingles may be involved, however, other conditions that can cause Bell’s palsy include:

  • HIV/AIDS infection
  • Lyme disease
  • middle ear infection
  • Sarcoidosis

Especially have diabetes and are pregnant can increase the risk of Bell’s palsy, a condition that Angelina Jolie.

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