Daily US Times: Canadian pop star Justin Beiber said he was recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, an infection caused by bacteria commonly carried by ticks.
In an Instagram post on Wednesday, he said he had “a serious case of chronic mono.”
Beiber’s post says: ”While a lot of people kept saying Justin Bieber looks like s***, on meth etc. they failed to realize I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that but had a serious case of chronic mono which affected my, skin, brain function, energy, and overall health”.
His post acknowledged of him knowing social media speculation that he had drug problem after he was pictured looking unwell with blotches on his skin.
The 25-year-old added further of his health condition and how he overcame the situation will be explained in his upcoming YouTube documentaries. The series named “Justin Bieber: Seasons,” due to air on Jan 27.
”It’s been a rough couple years but getting the right treatment that will help treat this so far incurable disease, and I will be back and better than ever”, he added.
Bieber revealed his conditions after he released his first new solo single in more than four years last week. The song “Yummy” describes his love and passion for his wife Hailey Bieber and the impact her wife has his life.
Celebrities commented supporting him.
Chance the Rapper wrote “GOD IS THE GREATEST NO CAP”, while YouTube star Logan Paul commented, “adapt & overcome, nothing stops the king”.
Later the day, Beiber posted a viral video where a young girl counting her steps and saying “Cha cha cha” in between them. It seems he was better spirited later in the day.
What is Lyme disease?
Lyme disease is caused by bacteria carried by some species of ticks, but it is not transmitted oner person to another. Around 13% in the UK are believed to be infected.
Bulls-eye rash, fatigue and fever – usually develop around three weeks after a bite are some symptoms of the disease.
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