Canceled concerts and forced rest. Justin Bieber announces in a video to suffer from the syndrome of Ramsay Hunt. As a result, the star is paralyzed in part of the face. He explains what he is suffering from.
This syndrome may not mean anything to you, but its consequences are clearly visible in people who have it. To explain to his fans that he is forced to cancel part of his tour, international star Justin Bieber posted a video on his Instagram account.
In it, he explains having a “complete paralysis on this side of my face”. To illustrate, facing the camera, the Canadian shows that‘he can’t smile or blink the whole right side of his face.
“A virus that attacks the nerve of my ear”
“I have this syndrome called Ramsay Hunt. It’s because of a virus that attacks the nerve of my ear and my face”, explains the singer. Concretely, this syndrome is a complication of a virus causing chickenpox and shinglesexplains BFM.
It is a rare disease, since it only affects 5 people out of 100,000 per year, but its consequences are serious since, in addition to paralysis, this syndrome can cause loss of hearing, speech and dizziness.
“For those who are frustrated with the cancellations of my upcoming shows, I’m just not physically able to do them. It’s pretty serious as you can see,” Justin Bieber tells his fans.