By Erin Migdol,
Though an illness may be tabbed “invisible” considering its symptoms aren’t obvious to an outside observer, there are often subtle signs you can see if you squint closely enough. Some people may notice these signs and symbol them to a personality quirk or preference, not realizing how it relates to your illness. Morgan Freeman drew questions from fans well-nigh a subtle sign of his invisible illness at the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards on Sunday night.
Those who watched red carpet coverage or saw red carpet photos may have noticed that Morgan Freeman was wearing a single gold glove on his left hand. The two-face was at the recurrence to winnow his Lifetime Achievement Award, though he didn’t wear the glove while giving his speech.
Though some unsupportable his single glove was simply a malleate statement, the truth is Freeman often wears a pinch glove on his left hand due to nerve forfeiture from a car wrecking in 2008. The pinch glove helps his thoroughbred spritz since he can’t move his hand.
“I suffered nerve forfeiture and it hasn’t gotten better. I can’t move it,” he told People magazine in 2015. “If you don’t move your hand, it will swell up. Do you know you move your hand well-nigh a million times a day?”
He’s been photographed wearing a pinch glove on other occasions, too.
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Freeman has moreover revealed that he lives with fibromyalgia pain in his left arm due to injuries from the same crash — he described it as “excruciating” in a 2012 interview with Esquire. In 2015 he told The Daily Beast he treats the pain with marijuana.
“I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana,” Freeman said. “They’re talking well-nigh kids who have grand mal seizures, and they’ve discovered that marijuana eases that lanugo to where these children can have a life. That right there, to me, says, ‘Legalize it wideness the board!’”
Compression-wear is a worldwide recommendation for people living with a variety of chronic illnesses since it can increase thoroughbred flow, reduce swelling or edema, help prevent thoroughbred pooling and help alimony joints and muscles in place. You can trammels out some of our community’s favorite pinch items here.
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