Halsey Said She Was Called ‘Crazy’ And ‘Lazy’ Before Diagnosis – Billboard

In addition to battling a number of mysterious illnesses for years before recently getting a proper diagnosis, Halsey shared on Thursday (May 12) that they also face harsh judgment from others who don’t take his health problems seriously.

“Just want to clarify, for the benefit of friends who may have one of the diagnoses I recently shared,” the singer wrote in an Instagram story two days after the 27-year-old described being sick “the most” of its adult. life. “I didn’t ‘just get sick’, I got sick. For a long time,” they said. “My illnesses are only in name now. I went to doctors for 8 years. Trying to figure out what was wrong with me. I was called crazy, anxious and lazy, between others.

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Halsey explained that they completely changed their lifestyle in an attempt to combat the ailments and that didn’t work, she was ‘essentially confined to my home for fear of how I would feel waking up each morning. It took me a long time to even get a diagnosis, so I’m celebrating! »

After some fans grew concerned about an Instagram photo showing Halsey wearing a heart monitor and a recent TikTok in which she revealed the many things she’s allergic to on Tuesday, Halsey explained that they became “really really very sick” since they got pregnant and gave birth. after being sick for most of his adult life. Halsey – who welcomed their first child Ender in July last year – went on to share exactly the conditions they’ve struggled with recently and how these were exacerbated by their pregnancy.

“I’ve been hospitalized a few times for anaphylaxis,” she said of the life-threatening allergic reaction that can trigger the release of chemicals that send a person into shock; she previously detailed a battle with endometriosis, a painful disorder in which the type of tissue that normally grows inside a woman’s uterus suddenly forms outside of the uterus. “After seeing about a hundred thousand doctors, I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Sjögren’s Syndrome, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, POTS, and I’m still looking for answers to the root cause of some of these things that could potentially be another type of autoimmune disease,” they explained.

The takeaway, Halsey said, was “don’t roll your eyes” at your sick friends. “They could fight a battle they haven’t named yet. You know?”

Despite an array of health issues, Halsey asked fans not to worry too much, as they are still preparing for the North American “Love and Power” tour to kick off on May 17 in West Palm Beach. , in Florida. “I’m currently undergoing treatment, I’m in rehearsal for the tour. I’m really excited and really confident that I’m going to be able to do this in a healthy way where I can do my best for all of you.

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