Many knew about Jordi Roca’s illness but now it seems that the popular pastry chef has taken a step forward with his cervical dystonia. For this we want to know how Jordi Roca has recovered his voice.
He himself has declared it on his social networks where he has explained how he has recovered his voice after losing it almost eight years ago due to his illness. In any case, he makes it known that one day he may be better and another worse, and what he can say today may not be in the same voice tomorrow because there are fluctuations.
How Jordi Roca has recovered his voice
On his Instagram, one of the Roca brothers commented that he now felt like the luckiest man in the world. He has also explained that more than eight years ago he was completely without the ability to speak due to illness rare that not many people know about.
This is what made him always have his neck upright with somewhat strange postures that some people did not quite understand.
In these years, Jordi Roca has had peaks of voice that come and go. In a very emotional message, he has surprised his loved ones by commenting that yesterday he told her daughter a story before putting her to bed. And the same morning he has counted five at a time.
The pastry chef doesn’t want to think about tomorrow but it’s there. Because he knows he’s better now but he’s afraid because the voice could go away again.
Getting used to putting the voice
In these years, the chef has had something complicated and he confessed in this message that when this setback happened to him, now everything is difficult for him, especially to tone his voice.
For this reason, now that he could speak, he has taken advantage thank doctors, family and friends all the hard moments lived. He has also advised and made it known that he feels lucky for this moment and transfers his teaching to those who are like him.
Muscular and cervical dystonia
The movement disorder suffered by the cook is a disease that has been described by many specialists as rare since it only It affects 1 in 2,000 people.
It is characterized by causing involuntary contractions of the body (which can be very disabling) and by causing muscle weakness, especially in the neck and larynx, which is why it effectively affects the voice.
The cause is found in the dysfunction of two parts of the brain such as the basal ganglia and cerebellum and it can be caused or by genetics (in which case it is called primary dystonia).
It arises as a consequence of brain injuries, a stroke, a tumor or other neurological diseases (such as Parkinson’s) and even due to the consumption of some psychoactive drugs or some treatments for nausea and allergies, which act by blocking dopamine receptors and is due to This can cause dystonia. Roca acknowledges that she still has neck pain and muscle tension.
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