Avril Lavigne, Emotional After Opening Up About Her Lyme Disease
We saw her getting out of her comfort zone when she sings and performs her songs in front of a crowd, but what we do not know is how the Canadian pop rock singer, Avril Lavigne, battle with her Lyme Disease.
In her first televised interview on her ordeal in “Good Morning America” (GMA), an emotional Avril appeared as she opened up about her disease; How she’s been doing? What is her condition? How she’s coping up with her illness? She even told to GMA her struggle to find medical help after she was left bedridden last October.
Avril, who broke down in tears while having an interview with Jesse Palmer also revealed that it was the worst time of her life. The singer also expressed her frustration everytime she saw specialist after specialist who are literary top doctors and each of them was unable to properly diagnose her Lyme disease.
The 30-year-old singer also said that those doctors would pull up their computer and be like, Chronic fatigue syndrome, or, they will approach her and say: “Why don’t you try to get out of bed, Avril, and just go play the piano?” or “Are you depressed?”
She added that what those specialists did to her was what they also do to a lot of people who have Lyme disease, they don’t have the answer that those patients like her wants to know so they tell them, like “You’re crazy.”
In an earlier interview according to CBCNews, the “Complicated” singer also described how she felt before she found out that she had the disease. She revealed that her symptoms was so bad that she even thought she was dying. She said that she suspected that she picked up the illness when she was bitten by a tick in spring 2014.
Now, on her first interview she also expressed her gratefulness to her fans that supports and encourages her get better, and it seems like it really help the singer a lot as she happily shared that she’s halfway on her treatment and she’s been a lot better now. “I’m just really grateful to know that, like, I will make [a] 100 percent recovery,” she said.
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