Alan Jackson hopes to release new music despite suffering major health problems

Alan Jackson opened up about the part of his career that he’s enjoyed the most and admitted it’s when he’s writing songs.

FOX NEWS – Despite battling a medical condition, Alan Jackson vows to make more music for his fans.

The 64-year-old revealed his creative gears are always turning as he brainstorms new tracks.

“I’m always scribbling down ideas and thinking about melodies… I feel like there’ll be some more music to come, yes,” Jackson said during his daughter Mattie Jackson’s “In Joy Life” podcast.

When Mattie asked her father if there’s another album “down the road,” he responded with, “Yes, I would hope so.”

“I may not have toured much, but again… like I said, the creative part jumps out every now and then,” Jackson said.

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Jackson revealed last year that he had Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a degenerative nerve condition that affects his motor skills. Last October, he announced that he was postponing the final two dates of his Last Call tour until 2023 after suffering a health setback.

The two-time Grammy Award winner continued to open up about the part of his career that he’s enjoyed the most … READ MORE. 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

MAYO CLINIC – Charcot (shahr-KOH)-Marie-Tooth disease is a group of inherited disorders that cause nerve damage. This damage is mostly in the arms and legs (peripheral nerves). Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is also called hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease results in smaller, weaker muscles. You may also experience loss of sensation and muscle contractions, and difficulty walking.

Foot deformities such as hammertoes and high arches also are common. Symptoms usually begin in the feet and legs, but they may eventually affect your hands and arms.

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Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease typically appear in adolescence or early adulthood, but may also develop in midlife.

Signs and symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease may include:

  • Weakness in your legs, ankles and feet
  • Loss of muscle bulk in your legs and feet
  • High foot arches
  • Curled toes (hammertoes)
  • Decreased ability to run
  • Difficulty lifting your foot at the ankle (footdrop)
  • Awkward or higher than normal step (gait)
  • Frequent tripping or falling
  • Decreased sensation or a loss of feeling in your legs and feet

As Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease progresses, symptoms may spread from the feet and legs to the hands and arms. The severity of symptoms can vary greatly from person to person, even among family members. SOURCE. 


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