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Christina Getting Ready for Applegate

Christina Applegate says she’s been preparing for the first time out since she found out Multiple Sclerosis (MS) last year, The Emmy Award-winning actor tweeted on Thursday that he had an “important ceremony”.

“This will be my first time since being diagnosed with MS. Walking sticks are now part of my new normal,” she wrote alongside a photo of different walking sticks.

Applegate revealed last year that he had been diagnosed with MS, a disease of the brain and spinal cord that can disable people because it affects the central nervous system, according to the Mayo Clinic.

The nonprofit Educational Medicine Center notes that symptoms can vary widely, but some with severe MS may lose the ability to walk independently or at all. Others may experience numbness or weakness in their limbs, feeling electric shocks that are accompanied by certain neck movements, tremors, vision problems, and slurred speech.

According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, more than 2.3 million people worldwide have MS.

Applegate’s “The Sweetest Thing” co-star Selma Blair also has MS. Blair recently gone Health concerns forced her to pull out of “Dancing With the Stars” early.

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