Lady Gaga’s Bizarre Hospital Room Rant: ‘I’m not seeking attention’

UPDATED: Gaga denies being dramatic, insists she’s is not ‘making this up’ …

(HEADLINEHEALTH.COM) Lady Gaga, who demonstrates a constant need to have cameras aimed at her, has posted one of the strangest ‘selfies’ ever.

The pop icon snapped a pic of her arm tatoos, left-handed gang sign, and intravenous needle inserted into her median cubital vein. Regardless of what she means to convey, we wish her a speedy recovery. (Coverage continues below picture.)

In her own words: “I use the word “suffer” not for pity, or attention, and have been disappointed to see people online suggest that I’m being dramatic, making this up, or playing the victim to get out of touring.” Instagram

 

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(SKY NEWS) Lady Gaga has rescheduled the European leg of her world tour due to ongoing health complications.

Lady Gaga has postponed her European tour due to lingering health problems. Photo by sandra.scherer

It comes after the singer pulled out of a performance at Brazil’s Rock In Rio festival and a show in Montreal after revealing she suffers from fibromyalgia.

“Lady Gaga is suffering from severe physical pain that has impacted her ability to perform,” reads a statement from her label published on Monday. (Photo: MIXEvent, CC) READ FULL POST AT SKY NEWS. 

Gaga Tweets from hospital, asks for prayers

(ASHLEY WELCH, CBS NEWS) Lady Gaga revealed this week that she was “taken to the hospital … in severe pain.”

The music star suffers from fibromyalgia, sparking curiosity about the chronic health condition, which is characterized by widespread pain and fatigue.

Pop icon cancels tour, wants the world to know: “I’m in severe pain.” Photo by Philip Nelson

She shared details on Thursday.

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“I was taken to the hospital,” she wrote, adding that it’s “not simply hip pain or wear & tear” from being on tour.

“I’m in severe pain. I’m in good hands w/ the very best doctors.”

She also released a statement saying she’s canceling a scheduled performance in Brazil because she’s “not well enough.”

Lady Gaga wrote: “I am praying that more and more people come forward and we can all share what helps/hurts so we can help each other.”

Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million U.S. adults, about 2 percent of the adult population, according to the CDC.

While anyone can be affected by fibromyalgia at any point in their lives, people are most often diagnosed during middle age and are more likely to have fibromyalgia as they get older.

Women are twice as likely to have the condition as men. People who have lupus or rheumatoid arthritis are also more likely to develop fibromyalgia. Symptoms can include:

  • Pain and stiffness all over the body.
  • Fatigue and tiredness.
  • Depression and anxiety.
  • Sleep problems.
  • Problems with thinking, memory, and concentration.
  • Headaches, including migraines.
  • Tingling or numbness in hands and feet.

Currently, only three medications — duloxetine, milnacipran, and pregabalin — are approved by the FDA to treat fibromyalgia.

Complementary therapies, including massage, physical therapy, chiropractic treatments, and acupuncture may benefit some patients. READ THE FULL STORY AT CBS NEWS. 

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