Famous journalist, writer and TV presenter Jeremy Paxman discovered his illness, which even he did not know, was discovered by a doctor watching him on television. A few days later, Paxman found himself in front of that doctor after a great coincidence.
Journalist, writer and TV presenter Jeremy Paxman One of the UK’s most famous quiz competitions for 29 years. ‘University Challenge’I offers.
WHILE WALKING, HE FAILS TO THE GROUND
The veteran journalist recently had a minor accident while walking with his dog, and he sustained some injuries on his body. Finding himself in the emergency room, Paxman learned the truth that would change his life here:
“I was walking in the square across the road. There was ice around and my dog was with me. I suddenly fell and injured my face horribly. All I remember is that someone picked me up and made me sit on a bench, and then I went to the hospital. When I went to the ER, a doctor came in and said to me, ‘I think Parkinson’s He said, ‘You’re sick.
DOCTOR DIAGNOSED FROM TELEVISION
The doctor, who diagnosed Paxman as ‘Parkinson’ without any tests, actually noticed the situation while watching the famous presenter on television.
The doctor who watched the ‘University Challenge’ quiz show that the presenter was not as usual and said, ‘Parkinson’s MaskHe realized that this thing called ‘was formed.
It was a coincidence that he came face to face with the host of the contest shortly after.
PAXMAN: I DIDN’T KNOW
Stating that he had never noticed the famous server disease until now, “I was not as energetic as I used to be when presenting the competition. I had no idea that I was sick, I was not aware of it at all” said.
WHAT IS PARKINSON? ATTENTION TO 3 KEY INDICATIONS…
Parkinson’s disease occurs as a result of the deterioration of cells in the brain that produce a substance called dopamine, which enables brain cells to communicate with each other. The three most basic symptoms of the disease are tremors, slow movement and involuntary contractions.
The disease, which manifests itself with slowness in movements, tremors at rest, and psychiatric disorders, is mostly seen in people after the age of 60. However, due to genetic reasons, it can also be encountered in the 40s.
WHAT IS A PARKINSON MASK?
‘Parkinson Mask’ On the other hand, it is defined as the dulling seen in the gaze of people who have the disease and a decrease in facial expressions.
ANNOUNCED THAT HE WILL STOP THE PROGRAM
After learning about his disease, Jeremy Paxman announced that he will leave the ‘University Challenge’ program, which he has been hosting for 29 years. The famous presenter stated that behind the decision to leave was that the audience would understand that there was something ‘unusual’ from him, and said;
“I think I’ve been doing the University Challenge for 29 years, which is a very, very long time. I always say ‘if you’re afraid to do something, do it.’ The program was really great. I’m sorry to quit, but no one is indispensable.”