Andrea Levy, 36, has decided to step up and publicize that she has fibromyalgia. The head of Culture, Tourism and Sports of the Madrid City Council announced this Thursday in a television program of Cuatro that she suffers from fibromyalgia, a chronic disease that causes widespread pain throughout the body and a constant feeling of fatigue. In addition, he has revealed that he takes a medication that causes "side effects."
“This medication makes my mouth dry a lot, it is a side effect; That's why I move my lips a lot, my mouth … that's why when I read at a certain speed I find it difficult to pronounce, ”Levy explained on television. In addition, he has specified that the most complicated hours for his illness "are in the morning", but he has also added that he always goes to work in the best conditions because he loves what he does.
Andrea Levy is one of the young politicians of the PP with more media presence. It was together with the current president of the PP, Pablo Casado, and Javier Maroto, one of the three people chosen to renew the party during the last stage of Mariano Rajoy. Still today she is a member of the PP national Executive and serves as president of the Rights and Guarantees Committee. In the municipal elections of 2019 he was presented as number two in the candidacy for the City Council and is part of the team of the mayor, José Luis Rodríguez-Almeida.
People who suffer from fibromyalgia have sore spots, in which an anomaly in perception occurs pain, when stimuli are produced that are usually not painful. In addition to pain, fibromyalgia can cause generalized stiffness, especially when getting up in the morning, and a feeling of poorly defined inflammation in the hands and feet. Poorly defined tingling may also be noted, affecting diffusely, especially the hands. Between 2 and 6% of the population suffers from fibromyalgia, especially women, and it can present as the only alteration or associated with other diseases.