In the midst of a pandemic, in August 2020, Shania Twain He had a difficult operation on his vocal cords, which caused The consequences that Lyme disease has left on your body, This week, Netflix premiered the documentary Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl, which reviews the singer’s life from her childhood to the present day in Timmins, Ontario. There, in the first person, she reveals all the hardships she had to face since the beginning of the century.
Lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected black-legged tick, which is the most common tick in the United States. Typical symptoms include headache, fever, fatigue and bull’s-eye rash. In most cases, it can be treated by taking antibiotics for a few weeks. If left untreated, the infection can affect the nervous system, heart, and joints.,
As the 56-year-old singer explained, she’s on her album Up! during a tour of the U.S., which took place between September 2003 and July 2004. It was a little tick that was infected,” he explained.
“My symptoms were scary because, before being diagnosed, I used to get very dizzy on stage; I was constantly losing my balance and was afraid that I might fall off the stage,” Twain recalled. And he added: “My brain will stop for seconds, but very regularly: every minute or half a minute”,
After contracting the disease, Twain says that his voice was “never the same” and he had trouble controlling the flow of air. “I thought I had lost my voice forever. I thought it was,” he recalled in the documentary. In an interview published in 2020, the singer explained, “There was a long time when I thought I would never sing again. It took me years to get to the bottom of what was affecting my voice and, I would say, a good seven years before a doctor could find out if it was nerve damage to my vocal cords due to direct disease.,
In the same interview, “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” also mentioned the way in which she must take care of her voice in order to continue singing. “You start avoiding talking on the phone, you start avoiding going to places where there is ambient noise where you have to speak above the volume of others. It is very debilitating”, he said. Told about the habits they had to inculcate. “Our voice is such an important part of our self-expression. For a singer, a singer… it’s devastating in many ways.”
When they came to know the real cause of their diseases, Twain underwent open throat surgery, which he described as “very scary”., According to Singer, the procedure involves inserting features in the form of “crutches” that “stabilize the function of the vocal cords.” His voice, he explained, is different, but he is making the most of his new musical sound.
Twain, who lives in Las Vegas, said, “I’ve learned that I can push my voice to a certain point with a lot of effort.” ,I’ll never have my old voice again. I am aware of that. I have got a new voice. and I like”, he added in the 2020 interview. “My speaking voice is definitely the most effort. Sometimes I get a little cranky… Singing is really easy. I have more power when I sing now. I have more character, I guess. I enjoy singing again,” he assured.