Angelina Jolie reveals Bell’s palsy diagnosis

Oscar winner Angelina Jolie recently announced that she suffers from Bell’s palsy, a rare neurologic condition that leads to facial nerve damage. The actress cites stress as a possible catalyst for her health scare, though the exact cause of Bell’s palsy is unknown. Dr. Robert Glatter, emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital, discusses how anxiety and inflammation may play a role in the condition.

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