​Carnie Wilson Seeks Treatment For Bell’s Palsy Disorder

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March 19, 2013

Carnie Wilson has Bell’s Palsy, a condition causes paralysis of the muscles on one side of her face. Bell’s Palsy is a disease that affects between 30 to 40 thousand Americans a year.

In fact, she has suffered with weight issues, obsessive-compulsive disorder and now this.

“Just wanted you all 2 know that I have Bell’s Palsy on lf side of face right now. Scary, unfortunate, but it goes away. A challenge,” the singer posted to her Twitter page.

“Ps Who believes in Acupuncture? I’m treating my Bell’s Palsy with it. IT’S WORKING,” she later added.

Bell’s Palsy is a disorder that results from a dysfunction of a facial nerve, called the 7th cranial. It affects between 30 to 40 thousand Americans a year.

“I can’t smoke a joint. I can’t have a glass of wine because I want 10 joints and 10 glasses of wine,” Wilson admitted last year. “That’s my obsessive compulsive and addictive behavior. I’ve really struggled since I’ve become sober. How do I balance that? How can I relax and not overeat? Because I have a lot of pressure in my life.”