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Avril Lavigne Reveals She’s Been Battling Lyme Disease After Tick Bite

She’s been keeping a low profile in recent months and now Avril Lavigne has revealed that it’s because she’s been diagnosed with Lyme Disease.

The pop star, who was rumoured to have spent a few months in rehab, has actually been bedridden with the infectious disease, after being bitten my a tick back in 2014.

Avril Lavigne Reveals She's Been Battling Lyme Disease After Tick Bite
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Finally speaking out about the terrifying illness, which left her barely able to leave her bed for five whole months, the 30-year-old admitted that at one point she thought she was ‘dying’.

Avril told People that it all started during her birthday celebrations in Las Vegas last October, saying:

“I could barely eat, and when we went to the pool, I had to leave and go lie in bed. My friends asked, ‘What’s wrong?’ I didn’t know.”

Avril Lavigne Reveals She's Been Battling Lyme Disease After Tick Bite
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She added: “I had no idea a bug bite could do this. was bedridden for five months.”

The ‘Girlfriend’ star hit a real low when her hubbie Chad Kroeger was on tour and she was being looked after by her mum.

She said: “There were definitely times I couldn’t shower for a full week because I could barely stand. It felt like having all your life sucked out of you.

“I felt like I couldn’t breathe, I couldn’t talk and I couldn’t move. I thought I was dying.”

Yikes – sounds terrifying!


David Dickinson

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