prime time Emmy-winning actor Christina applegate has revealed a multiple sclerosis condition through a Twitter post late on Monday night.
“Hello friends. A few months ago I was diagnosed with MS. It has been a strange journey. But I have received so much support from people that I know they also have this condition,” he said Dead to me wrote the star.
“It’s been a tough road. But as we all know, the road goes on. Unless some jerk blocks it,” Applegate, 49, continued.
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“As one of my friends who has MS said, ‘We wake up and take the right action.’ And that’s what I do. So now I ask for privacy. As I go through this Thanks xo, “Applegate added.
In 2008, the Married with children star was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy.
Applegate has the BRCA1 gene mutation, which predisposes her to developing cancer, and the actress also previously revealed her concern that her 10-year-old daughter Sadie might also carry the gene.
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“The chances of my daughter being BRCA positive are very high,” she said at the time.
“I look at her and feed her the cleanest foods. I try to keep her stress levels low. I’m doing all I can knowing that in 20 years she will have to start getting tested.”
In 2017, Applegate opened on removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes to reduce her risk of cancer, saying it was “a relief” and joking that it was “one more thing off the table,” so she hoped nothing catastrophic would happen in the future.
“I had my ovaries and [fallopian] tubes, “revealed.” My cousin passed away from ovarian cancer in 2008. I could prevent that. This is how I have taken control of everything. “
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