The actor Chris Hemsworth revealed in an interview that he discovered after a genetic analysis carried out on his television program Disney, Limitlesswho has a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s.
The actor from Thor He confessed the news on Good Morning America: “The thought of not being able to remember my life with my wife and children is my biggest fear,” he said.
Then, opening up to Vanity Fair magazine, he gave more details about it: “They tell you that some important indicators point to this as something that is going to happen and reality sinks you. Your own mortality.”
The husband of fellow actress Elsa Pataky and father of three children – India, 10, and Sasha and Tristan, 8 – said he has discovered that he is “eight to 10 times more likely” to fight this progressive disease.
“I feel like my memory is getting worse”
The Australian star revealed that this news was a “sort of self-deprecating joke”. “I feel like my memory is getting worse. It is a placebo effect, or it is happening!… It is my excuse now”, she expressed.
However, he was clear in pointing out that he is aware of his privileges: “I feel grateful to have in my arsenal the kind of tools to better prepare myself,” he said.
“The benefit of preventive steps is that it affects the rest of your life,” he added. Hemsworth explained that he wanted to tell this story “so they can take better care of themselves,” and not to “overdramatize.”