During an interview, Sandra Milo talks about her son Ciro’s past and the illness: “I entrusted myself to prayer”
Sandra Milo she is a famous Italian actress and presenter and the public is used to seeing her Always smiling on the TV screen. But recently the public figure wanted to tell a very personal aspect of his private life, managing to move so many people.
During an interview with the weekly magazine Moreover, Sandra Milo vented on past of his son Ciro, which he suffered from cluster headache.
Ciro could not bear his condition, so much so that he wanted to die. In those years there was no cure and for her, seeing him in those conditions was devastating. A helpless mother forced to see her son without even the will to live anymore. All that Sandra Milo could do, was rely on prayer. He asked God for help so that his son Ciro could find the strength to win his battle. Fortunately, in the following years it is healed and returned to a normal life.
Cluster headache is a disease characterized by a excruciating pain affecting only one side of the head and which often concentrates in the area around the eye. It is a rare and severe form of headache, affecting one in 500-1000 people.
Today again the causes are not clear cluster headache, but fortunately there is a cure. Administration of tablets several times a day.
The condition usually comes on suddenly and without any warning. A pain of very strong intensity, which almost seems to cut off the head. It is felt in the eye and temple and often extends to the face and can last for weeks. The headache is often accompanied by redness and tearing of the eye, swollen eyelid, narrowing of the pupil, facial sweating, a closed and runny nostril, and redness of the ears. An attack can last from 15 minutes to 3 hours and recur up to 8 times a day.
Sandra Milo’s faith
In the same interview with the weekly magazine, the actress Sandra Milo also wanted to tell about her faith and hers approach to God on the day of his First Communion.
It was an unforgettable day, also for the great pain I felt. We didn’t have much money, there was a war, my mother gave me my sister’s shoes for communion, but they fit very tight.
The host had to walk all day in those shoes, but she was happy to be able to commune with God.