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‘Self-care, self-love — and don’t let anyone call it a disease

Nobody should ask Ozzy Osbourne if he has Parkinson’s disease despite the Black Sabbath singer’s decision to share his diagnosis after a year of health problems.

That’s because Parkinson’s “is not a disease”, says Jo Yaldren, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s four years ago at the age of 47. “I didn’t catch it and there’s no cure,” she says. “It’s a set of symptoms under an umbrella term.”

Yaldren also suggests people should also avoid assuming that the British musician will learn to accept his diagnosis, which followed health complications that required surgery on his spine and neck after a fall. Read full article here:


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