Paula Abdul Fights Crippling Health Crisis.... Pop star-turned-American Idol judge Paula Abdul has to endure specialised massages and takes arthritis medication and painkillers to help control her Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.The Straight Up singer, who has four titanium plates in her neck and has undergone 14 surgeries, opens up to this week's OK! magazine in America about her crippling health crisis.Abdul reveals she lives her life in pain following two near-death accidents in the past decade - a car collision and a plane accident.She tells the publication "I have a lot of sleepless nights because I am in so much pain."

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