JUST IN: Congresswoman Announces Retirement Due To Rare Neurological Disorder

In a somber announcement, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) revealed that she has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder, leading to her decision to retire from Congress. The disorder, known as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), is a condition that affects movement, balance, speech, and thinking.

Initially diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, Wexton has since been diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), a condition she describes as “Parkinson’s on steroids.”

The Congresswoman took to social media to share her health update and retirement plans. “I’ve always believed that honesty is the most important value in public service,” Wexton stated. She went on to explain the challenges of her new diagnosis, noting that while treatments exist, they are not as effective for PSP as they are for Parkinson’s.

Wexton’s decision comes after noticing that her experience with the disease differed from others in her Parkinson’s support group. After seeking additional medical opinions, her diagnosis was modified to PSP, a more aggressive form of the disease.

In an interview with the Washington Post, Wexton expressed her determination to continue serving in Congress; however, her condition did not improve as expected. Currently, Wexton is focusing on maintaining a healthy lifestyle by eating right and ensuring



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