Conservative TV and radio host Glenn Beck, has revealed that for several years, he has suffered from a mystery ailment which left him in excruciating pain. It all started back during his days with Fox News. The political commentator would experience debilitating pain in his limbs, problems with his memory, vocal paralysis and eyesight trouble. The symptoms horrified his family and baffled his doctors.
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Beck broke the harrowing news via his media network, The Blaze:
“While I was at Fox, the pain would get so bad that my camera crew, our executive producer Tiffany and I, had worked out hand signals so they would know when to take the camera off of me. We didn’t know at the time what was causing me to feel as though, out of nowhere, my hands and feet, or arms and legs would feel like someone had just crushed them, set them on fire or pushed broken glass into them. Most afternoons my hands would start to shake, or my hands and feet began to curl and eventually – if I didn’t stop and rest, I began to curl into a fetal position. This has baffled some of the best doctors in the world. It has frightened me and my family, and I didn’t know what was happening.”
Beck’s illness became so severe that his wife, Tania, had to tie his shoes and button his shirts for him. Doctors told him he had just a decade left to live. All the while, the 50-year-old dealt with his condition quietly with his family, never exposing the truth of his suffering to the public. Then he uprooted from New York and moved to Dallas, where healing began to occur. The warmer climate seemed to help and doctors at Carrick Brain Centers were able to diagnose Beck with a variety of ailments, including an autoimmune disorder and adrenal fatigue.
“We went and after a few short visits they found that I had several things going on — from an autoimmune disorder to adrenal fatigue, and they found the connection on everything that was going on,” a teary-eyed Beck recounted. After making major changes to his diet and lifestyle, his health has taken a turn for the better. “My brain is back online in a big way. I have received a clean bill of health,” he said.
Ever since Glenn Beck came forward with the story of his secret suffering, haters have been pounding him verbally over social media. Of course, the reaction would be much different if he were a liberal pundit. Do you think Beck is brave for sharing his private struggle with the world? Show him your support in the comments section.