Amy Schumer reveals she has Lyme disease :: WRAL.com


– Amy Schumer says that Lyme disease is undergoing treatment.

Schumer wrote on her Instagram announcing: “Anyone get LYME over the summer this year? I’ve got it and I’m on doycycycline. I’ve probably had it for years. Any advice? Can you get a glass on this Can get wine or 2? ” I know to stay out of the sun. I am also taking these herbs from Cape Cod, called Lime-2. Please comment or text me on your number in your bio. I also want to say that I am feeling good and excited to get. Get rid of it. ”

Lyme disease is an infection usually caused by bacteria carried by ticks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year.

Untreated, the infection can spread to the joints, heart and nervous system, leading to joint pain and swelling, according to the CDC.

Justin Bieber revealed in January that he had been diagnosed with the disease.

She wrote on social media, “It has been a couple years but getting the right treatment that will help cure this incurable disease and I will be better and better than ever.”

Singer Avril Laigne recently spoke to CNN about her battle with her own lime disease.

“It’s a few years of heavy medicine … I’m feeling good and every year I just get stronger and stronger. I have to maintain my health and it just comes down to eating, getting good sleep, Eating a good balance, a healthy lifestyle. I still get days where I like, ‘Ugh,’ but everyone does that, “she said.