Celine Dion's health declines as sister gives update

Celine Dion's health declines as sister gives update

The legendary singer's sister has been providing updates to the public since Dion's diagnosis.

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Instagram / Celine Dion

In December 2022, Celine Dion shared with the world that she had been struggling with her health for some time and that she had been diagnosed with stiff-person syndrome.

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Some of the symptoms of stiff-person syndrome include stiff muscles in the trunk (torso), arms, and legs, and greater sensitivity to noise, touch, and emotional distress, which can set off muscle spasms.

This led her to cancel all her shows, including a tour, and since then she has remained out of the public eye while trying to work on her health.

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Her sister, Claudette Dion, has been sharing updates on the singer saying that it is devastating to all of them, Celine included, that the disease is affecting her ability to sing.

Speaking to Canada's 7 Jours, Claudette spoke about the severity of the disease and the hope of a cure, but it seems unlikely as the disease itself is incredibly rare.

She mentioned that Celine "does not have control of her muscles" anymore:

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She also mentioned whether or not Celine Dion will ever be able to get back on stage and perform again:

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