The Chase's Paul Sinha shares positive Parkinson's health update as he tells fans to "cherish life"

Publish Date
Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 1:51PM

Paul "The Sinnerman" Sinha is a fan favourite on The Chase. 

But the much-loved Chaser saddened fans three years ago when he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. 

And now the 51-year-old brainiac - who is famous for his white suit - has given fans an update on his health.

During an appearance on Loose Women, the comedian was asked about how he was feeling by lead panellist Kaye Adams.

"I'm fine to be honest with you, I was diagnosed in 2019 which was a bit of shock to the system having spent two years with a troublesome right shoulder," the Chaser replied.

"But to be perfectly honest with you, Covid has been more part of my life than Parkinson's because Parkinson's is quite a slow process compared to a global pandemic.

"So I've had more worries with Covid than Parkinson's because I'm not quite where I was two years ago for sure but I'm still fighting fit."

Sinha also revealed how his husband, Oliver Levy, has supported him since his Parkinson's diagnosis in 2019.

"The most difficult thing for me today was actually putting this shirt on. I have to wake up, find the shirt and then wake Oliver up and say put the shirt on for me," he admitted.

As the show came to an end, Paul touched upon an earlier segment about visiting elderly relatives and told viewers to "Cherish life."

Parkinson's is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, which usually begins with motor symptoms, including shaking and difficulty walking.