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Ozzy Osbourne's Health Diagnosis, Sharon Thanks Fans for Support

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By Nic Morales

Ozzy Osbourne's recent announcement of being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease sparks an overwhelming response from fans, further words from his wife on Tuesday. Sharon, joined by The Talk hosts, Sheryl Underwood, Carrie Ann Inaba, Eve, and Marie Osmond, to discuss her thoughts and reactions to their fans.

Sharon says, "[It's] good to be with you guys and to be with everybody here, who is a family," further, "So I have a second family. I don't only have one, I have two, and just to have all this outpouring of positive reaction from everyone that watches the show, and our friends, it's heartwarming. And I know that Ozzy will be just over the moon. He will be taken aback."

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With the busy year the couple has had, including Ozzy's upcoming solo album release, Ordinary Man, it's understandable if they were not doing so hot. But that's not the case; Sharon talks about how she's feeling,

"I'm good. I feel very good. I feel very strong," further saying, "People have been amazing with their outpouring of love for my husband, and I thank you. Friends that we haven't spoken to in years have come out and supported Ozzy, and it makes me feel good. And to everyone, thank you."

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Sharon goes on to express the fierce determination her and her family have to get Ozzy back "out there" and performing.

"We're not going to stop until Ozzy is back out there, on that stage, where he belongs," adding,

"It was what he was born to do."

That's love, right there. Sharon explains that Ozzy's on both nerve medication and Parkinson's medication. They're planning a trip to Switzerland, to see a specialist.

"We've kind of reached a point here in this country where we can't go any further because we've got all the answers we can get here," she notes. "So in April – we're going to a professional in Switzerland. And he deals with – getting your immune system at its peak."

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You can find Ozzy on, making the list of notable people with this disease, right alongside Alan Alda, Muhammad Ali, George H.W. Bush, and many more. Not only are there facts about the disease listed, but lots of information on what it's like living with the disease.

Having a Parkinson's diagnosis can cause grim feelings, but learning more and getting familiar with the attribute can be a good thing.

Ozzy has been battling for many months and will have many more months of battles ahead. The outpouring of love from fans is surely a help. His courage to speak out is both courageous and humanizing.

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