We live in times of huge improvements in medicine. However, there are medical conditions that have no cure or that require special treatments constantly.
Autism and epilepsy are the examples of such illnesses. People who suffer from those conditions will have to deal with them the rest of their lives. Besides, they must choose a lifestyle according to their personal needs and suitable for their health.
There are some celebrities that have dedicated special attention to their kids after they were diagnosed with a rare disease. Everything has its bright side and thanks to these situations, celebrities have contributed to make people aware of this kind of illnesses.
1. Albert Pujols
Pujols is a successful and famous
baseball player. His family is composed of three children. One of his
daughters, Isabella, suffers from Down Syndrome. He and his wife have founded a
foundation that helps kids that suffer from the syndrome and that contributes to
help people dealing with these situations.
The Colombian singer is happily married with the football player Piqué. Recently, the singer gave birth to their second child. Even though they did not say anything about a disease that could affect the little boy, Shakira has been seen in some clinics and also, she has cancelled some tours to dedicate time to her son.
3. Olga Tañón
The Boricua singer has always
proved her love for her daughter, Gabriella. She suffers from autism and also from a
severe disorder, named “giant platelets”, that makes her bleed for some long
periods of time. The singer pledges all her efforts to help the baby girl.
4. Michael Bublé
Luisana Lopilato and Bublé’s oldest child, Noha, suffers from cancer at his 3 years of age. Both parents have shared on social networks that they are going to dedicate time to their family in order to assure that their kid has everything he needs for a prompt recovery. Besides they have asked their fans for support and respect for their privacy in these difficult moments.
5. Victoria Beckham
One of the children of the former Spice and David Beckham suffers from epilepsy. This has been a real issue for the family. Due to the fact that child’s parents are famous he is exposed to a lot of flashes and that could cause him a seizure. In several occasions, his parents had to condemn photographers for their son’s sake.
The singer has spoken to the media about how complicated it can be to have a son with autism, like she has. However, she assures that this has become a real incentive to be the best person she can and another reason for giving her child everything he needs.
Without any doubts, these celebrities have
become important role models and spokespersons of these diseases. So, people
can get to know more about the experience of having an ill child and more details about the care that this child requires.
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