The English singer, songwriter, and television personality Ozzy Osbourne recently disclosed that he had been given a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. He gained notoriety in the 1970s after becoming Black Sabbath’s main singer, at which time he also picked up the nickname “The Prince of Darkness.”
‘Ordinary Man,’ his most recent album, was just released. It is his first EP since 2010. Despite his health challenges, Osbourne keeps a good attitude and performs and releases new music for his fans.
Parkinson’s disease is an incurable neurological illness which only worsens with time. Globally, this disease impacts around 10 million people.
Killing the neurons within those cells interferes with the nerve cells’ capacity to communicate with one another and transmit signals to the brain.
Parkinson’s Syndrome is an inherited illness that affects Osbourne. He claims that narcotics are not the cause of his tremors, and he has been progressively disclosing his disease to fans.
Osbourne acknowledges that he is not good at keeping secrets and feels he is out of excuses. When he spoke to ABC’s Robin Roberts, this time with his manager and wife, Sharon, he wanted to be honest about his health.
Sharon also told ABC that they were still hunting for answers. They will seek professional advice in Switzerland to learn how to strengthen their husbands’ immune systems.
She explained the many forms of Parkinson’s disease and how it can nonetheless harm some neurons despite not always being fatal. In addition to having Parkinson’s disease, he underwent neck surgery following a fall in which he injured his face and had metal rods removed due to an ATV accident in 2003. He fractured his clavicle, ribs, and cervical spine after falling off the quad bike.
Ozzy went on, “You get better at present-day living. You never know when you will wake up and realize you can’t get out of bed. But you don’t give it any thought.” Ozzy struggles with Parkinson’s symptoms of depression.
He added that after hitting a “plateau” where nothing felt amazing, he started taking antidepressants. With Parkinson’s, Ozzy said, you must learn to live in the moment because you never know when symptoms will worsen. However, he emphasized that it’s crucial to avoid obsessing over it.
Ozzy Osbourne has experienced numerous health issues but still has hope and optimism. He underwent surgery on his right hand in 2018 to treat a severe infection.
Then, in 2019, he got the flu but then developed pneumonia. His tour was therefore postponed. Osbourne still wants to meet his fans and have fun, though, despite everything.
His recent Instagram post of enjoying ice cream demonstrates that he is not allowing his health issues to get him down. Many look up to 71-year-old Osbourne because of his positive outlook and optimism for the future.