Celine Dion Says ‘I’m Back’ After Health Struggles

The medical name for her little-known illness is Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS), a neurological condition that causes muscles to spasm.

As we sit down to talk, Celine says it went undiagnosed for years.

The 56-year-old describes the distress she felt as a performer when she began to notice changes in her voice on tour.

“It was just feeling a little strange, like a little spasm,” the Canadian star says.

“My voice was struggling, I was starting to push a little bit.”

She demonstrates the subtle difference by singing the first few bars of her 1993 hit The Power of Love, showing how she was having to force her voice to hold the notes that once came more easily.

Read more here from BBC News.