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Hells Bell’s Palsy: The Symptoms of a Chinese Mother

By Lostnchina @SueZ444

Something to show your mom you care….

Hells Bell’s Palsy: The Symptoms of a Chinese Motherlostnchina

asianite Let’s just say this is Annie before Bell’s Palsy.

Bell’s palsy “is a form of facial paralysis resulting from a dysfunction of the …facial nerve… causing an inability to control facial muscles on the affected side…It is thought that an inflammatory condition leads to swelling of the facial nerve…Often the eye in the affected side cannot be closed. The eye must be protected from drying up…in some cases denture wearers experience some discomfort”.  (Source: Wikipedia)

In the Chinese culture, Bell’s Palsy may also manifest itself in the offspring of over-protective mothers, whose paranoid attempts at shielding their children from harm may have the opposite effect of creating a Chinese hell on earth for their kids, complete with the child’s crippling fear of touching a doorknob with bare hands, in case she contracts the Bubonic plague, or her knee-jerk desire to thank Buddha every time she isn’t struck by…

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