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Eamonn Holmes shares positive update amid 'agonising' chronic pain battle

The This Morning star is finally free of chronic pain

Sharnaz Shahid

Eamonn Holmes has given fans some very positive news - he is now finally free from chronic pain. But despite his progress, the This Morning host still has a long road to recovery.

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday evening, the 61-year-old - who began suffering with agonising pain earlier this year - thanked his fans for their support as he gave them a positive update.

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"Another session of physio rehab - feels like I'm making progress - slowly but surely," he said. "Chronic pain now gone because of steroid injections - Thank God. Got to strengthen my back now. Small steps, literally. But feeling positive. Thanks for sharing your stories."

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Before going to bed, he added: "There is the biggest, brightest, most beautiful moon in the sky tonight. I hope you can see it wherever you are. Nite nite, sleep tight." [sic]

Over the past few months, Eamonn has been sharing details of his own health battle and sleep struggles in a bid to encourage his fans to open conversations and support others.

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Eamonn has spoken about his ongoing health battle on This Morning

One follower encouragingly wrote: "Keep going Eamonn your get there, you have the majority of the UK rooting for you. Cheers."

Another remarked: "Nothing worse than chronic pain, it's so depressing especially if it hurts more when lying in bed. Take care my friend." The TV star replied: "That's a big difference. I can now sleep easily. It means so much and I am so thankful."

In March, Eamonn first revealed his health battle with his Twitter followers. Sharing his frustration at being unable to sleep, he wrote: "In that Twilight Zone between Night time and Morning. Anyone else find these Hours the worst... particularly if you suffer chronic pain?"

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