Halsey reveals the truth about multiple illnesses and struggles to find a doctor who will take them seriously

 Halsey talked openly about their struggle to find a diagnosis for several long-term illnesses. “Bad at Love”Follow-up Instagram post by singer on Wednesday to Tuesday Instagram StoryThey revealed that doctors finally had the cure for their illness.”I just want to clarify, for the benefit of friends of friends who may have any of the diagnosis [sic] that I recently shared, I didn’t ‘just get sick.’ I’ve been sick. For a long time,”Halsey wrote. “My sicknesses just have their names now.”

“I went to doctors for 8 years. Trying to figure out what was wrong with me,”They continued. “I was called crazy and anxious and lazy amongst other things. I changed my entire lifestyle. When I wasn’t working I was essentially confined to my home for fear of how I’d feel when I woke up each morning.”

Halsey observed, “It took me a long time to get to even having a diagnosis so I’m celebrating!! Don’t roll your eyes at your sick friends. They could be fighting a battle that they haven’t named yet. Ya know?”In Tuesday’s Instagram Story, they revealed that “Basically, after seeing a hundred thousand doctors, I got diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Sjogren’s syndrome, mast cell activation syndrome [and] POTS [postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome].”

The Ehlers-Danlos Society describes Ehlers-Danlos syndrome as “a group of hereditary disorders of connective tissue that are varied in the ways they affect the body and in their genetic causes,”This includes the skin, joints, blood vessel walls, and skin. Sjögren’s Foundation characterizes Sjogren’s syndrome as “a systemic autoimmune disease that affects the entire body. Along with symptoms of extensive dryness, other serious complications include profound fatigue, chronic pain, major organ involvement, neuropathies and lymphomas.” 

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Healthline identifies mast cell activation syndrome as “a condition in which the mast cells in your body release too much of a substance that causes allergy symptoms.”Also described was the outlet POTSAs “a group of neurological conditions”This can lead to people being unable to “feel fatigued or dizzy when they stand up from a sitting position.”According to WebMDOther health conditions such as Ehlers Danlos and Sjogren’s Syndrome may increase the chance of POTS.

Halsey stated that they are still trying to find the root cause for some of these problems. ” It could possibly be another type of autoimmune disease.”They explained that their autoimmune problems have been worsened since they had a child. “I think I’ve had them for most of my life, especially when dealing with endometriosis,”They added. The singer explained that they made the post in support of their fans. “I don’t want anybody to be worrying.”

They stated that they are currently receiving treatment before revealing their true identity. “in rehearsals”For their upcoming “Love and Power”Tour, which starts next week. “I’m really excited and really confident that I’m going be able to do it in a way that’s healthy where I can perform my best for all of you.”


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