When Selena Gomez confessed about her ailment recently, it was a big blow for us. Here is the entire story for all the fans of Gomez.
The “Me & the Rhythm” singer declared this week that she was fighting an autoimmune disease called lupus and had to even undergo chemotherapy treatments for coping with the effects of the disease. Yes, its really sad, but true.
Gomez had recently shared in an interview to Billboard that she is quite hurt when there were speculations from some quarters that she had a problem related to addiction while all this time she was seeking treatment and care for lupus.
She was diagnosed with lupus and even had to go through chemotherapy. It was because of this ailment that she was compelled to take a break. She was in such a miserable state that she could even have had a stroke.
The “Same Old Love” singer’s revelations that she has been using a drug that is given usually to patients suffering from cancer may baffle many of those people who are not much familiar with this disease, but experts claim that some of the worst symptoms of this disease could be combated by the use of chemotherapy as a treatment option.
The medical director of the Lupus Foundation of America, Dr. Joan Merrill said that the immune system can be combated by the use of this drug and can even cause inflammation in a human body.
Joan Merrill also explained that the function of chemotherapy drugs is to kill any cells in the human body that are dividing themselves rapidly. She also shared that when someone is ailing from lupus, the immune cells of the body starts dividing themselves rapidly causing inflammation.
Women between the age group of 15 to 44 may get affected from Lupus. There are approximately 16, 000 additional cases of this disease that are diagnosed every year in the United States. There is no cure for this disease currently.
As of now, Selena Gomez is doing well and there’s nothing to worry for the fans of the multi-talented singer. As a fan of her, do you have any thing to say? Share your views in the comments below.
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