'Resilient' Celine Dion is 'focusing on her health and children' after being diagnosed with rare neurological condition Stiff Person Syndrome, which causes her muscles to tense uncontrollably.The 54-year-old singer moved fans to tears as she revealed she had the incurable neurological condition in an Instagram post on Thursday - which has forced her to postpone her European tour.A source told People on Friday: 'Celine is overwhelmed and moved by the outpouring of love and support from her fans,'It's been a very difficult time and she has a hard road ahead of her, but she is doing everything she can to get back on stage and see her fans.' Heartbreaking: 'Resilient' Celine Dion is 'focusing on her health and children' after being diagnosed with rare neurological condition Stiff Person Syndrome, which causes her muscles to tense uncontrollably.
The 54-year-old singer moved fan 'They have always been there for her. For now, she is focusing on her health and her children.
She is the picture of resilience.'The star is mother to three sons - Rene-Charles, 21, and twins Nelson and Eddy, 12 - whose father is her late husband René Angélil, who died in 2016.
The condition, which affects one in a million people, ultimately leaves sufferers as 'human statues' as it progressively locks the body into rigid positions, leaving sufferers unable to walk or talk.