GOP Senator Hospitalized After Sudden Numbness, Faces Lengthy Recovery

A Barrier-Breaking Republican Senator Hospitalized After Sudden Onset of Numbness

Republican Sen. Katie Britt⁣ of Alabama, a trailblazer in her field, was⁤ admitted to‌ the hospital‍ over the weekend after experiencing facial⁣ numbness, according to WBMA-LD.

In ⁣a statement, Sen. Britt explained, ⁤”While with my family⁣ in Montgomery ⁣this​ past weekend, I experienced a sudden onset of numbness​ in my face. ⁣I was admitted to ‍Baptist Medical Center ​South for evaluation. Doctors determined that my‌ symptoms were a result of swelling⁤ of ​a ⁤facial nerve, most likely caused by a post-viral ‌infection.”

She ⁣further added, “A specialist from UAB has subsequently evaluated ‌me on ‌an outpatient basis and concurred with the prognosis and course of treatment,” referring to the University of Alabama at ​Birmingham.

Sen. Britt assured that her condition is not life-threatening, ‍but recovery may take several weeks. ‌She expressed gratitude towards⁣ the medical professionals providing excellent care and thanked everyone for their ⁤prayers.

The Senate ‍is currently in​ recess ⁢until after Labor Day.

A Trailblazer in Alabama Politics

Sen. Katie Britt, the first woman⁤ elected to the Senate from Alabama and the youngest Republican woman ever elected to the Senate, has always aimed to ​inspire others‍ to succeed.

She said in an interview ⁤last year, “To ​think that there are little ⁣girls​ and young women across our state who can look ​at what we have achieved together on this campaign and be inspired⁤ — or⁤ be instilled with the confidence and hope that they can shoot for the⁤ stars and achieve their dreams — is powerful.”

Britt’s memoir, titled “God⁣ Calls‍ Us to Do Hard Things,” is set to ‌release on Nov. 7. According to ‍Axios, the​ book ‍offers⁤ candid⁣ advice on overcoming personal challenges, appreciating blessed moments, and keeping an unshakeable faith in God, family, and ⁣country.

According to the promotional page for​ the⁢ book, Britt has overcome setbacks, defied expectations, and shocked the political ‌establishment throughout⁢ her‍ life. ‍The book aims⁢ to provide hard-earned lessons ‌and common-sense advice, focusing on what one can control, being ⁤unafraid to fail, breaking past limits, being a change agent,⁢ and sweating the small stuff of details and process.

Despite the current toxic and broken ‍state of politics, Katie Britt’s story⁣ serves as a reminder that there is still a way to listen to​ your heart, serve, and inspire.

The post Republican Senator Admitted to Hospital​ After ‘Sudden Onset ⁢of ‌Numbness,’ Faces‌ Weeks of Recovery appeared first on The ⁢Western Journal.

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