Fnd out more about Christie's rare neurological disorder, Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome at facialpalsy.org.uk.
Diagnosed at the age of 18, 10 years after she first started experiencing symptoms, Christie says she's been to hell and back and now hopes one day to be able to travel to America to receive experimental stem cell treatment. Christie thanked her wife, Amy, for being so supportive in dealing with her condition and shared on the show just how many obstacles they have overcome together.
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