Conservative pundit Glenn Beck tearfully disclosed Monday night that for years he suffered from mysterious and debilitating health issues that he said “made me look crazy.”
The symptoms Beck experienced, which he had never discussed in public before, stretched back over five years to his days at Fox News, he said. He described having vocal cord paralysis, eyesight problems, shaking hands, trouble sleeping and even seizures.
“We didn’t know at the time what was causing me to feel as though, out of nowhere, my hands or feet or arms and legs would feel like someone had just crushed them, or set them on fire or pushed broken glass into my feet,” he said.
Most harrowingly, Beck said that at one point he took a traumatic brain injury test at a hospital in New York City and scored in the bottom 10 percent. Doctors told him he would have between 5 and 10 years before he would no longer be able to function. He then began to search for a successor at TheBlaze.
But eventually Beck said he landed at a brain rehabilitation center in Texas, where doctors determined he had several connected health issues “from an autoimmune disorder to adrenal fatigue.”
Beck said he has since “reversed the process” after undergoing various treatments and lifestyle changes.
Watch below in two clips, via The Blaze: