Selena Gomez told about health
The 25-year-old singer, actress, director and model Selena Gomez always spoke openly about her health problems.
The girl did not hide depression, panic attacks and anxiety disorders. In its Instagram, where 127 million people follow Selena Gomez, she confessed that she had a kidney transplant operation in the summer.
Selena Gomez has been suffering from lupus for several years. For the first time about the disease the singer started writing in the media in 2013. In 2015, the singer confirmed the diagnosis, said that she was undergoing chemotherapy. Because of the disease, Selena Gomez interrupted the world tour and took a break in her career. The girl says that because of lupus, she developed panic attacks and depression. In September of this year, Selena Gomez underwent an operation on kidney transplantation, the donor was the close friend and actress Franicia Raisia.
“I understand that some of my fans noticed that I was not active for most of the summer and asked why I did not promote my new music, which I’m very proud of. I found out that I needed to have a kidney transplant because of my lupus. This is what I needed to do for my overall health. I sincerely hope to share with you all the details.
Soon my journey through the last few months of recovery will end. Until then, I want to thank my family and an incredible team of doctors for everything they did for me before and after the operation. And, finally, there are no words to describe how I can thank my beautiful friend Franicia Raisia. She gave me an incredible gift by sacrificing my kidney. I’m incredibly grateful. I love you so much. Red lupus is still very misunderstood, but progress is under way, ” – Selena Gomez wrote in her Instagram.
Selena Gomez spoke openly about her autoimmune disease, from which Tony Braxton and Michael Jackson suffered. The girl draws attention to this complex disease and women’s health problems, because 90% of the 1.5 million Americans with lupus are women.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body mistakenly attacks its own tissues. Most often, kidneys and bones suffer from lupus.
“Lupus is usually a disease of young women, and young people tend to tolerate organ transplants better than elderly patients, so my expectation of recovery is based on the fact that everything will be very good,” – Selena Gomez said.
Also, the singer noted that after surgery, lupus has the property not to return. The cause of recovery are drugs that prevent kidney rejection.