Justin Bieber recently revealed he’s been diagnosed with Lyme disease, an infection caused by bacteria commonly carried by ticks.
Roughly 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention.
Untreated, the infection can spread to the joints, heart and nervous system, according to the CDC, leading to joint pain and swelling of the entire body.
Bieber, who is 25 years of age, shared the news in an Instagram post on Wednesday stating a lot of people says he looked more handsome but they failed to realize he’s been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
The young musician also revealed he had a serious case of chronic mono which affected his skin, energy, brain function and his overall health.
He also revealed, he is making series of documentary about his entire life to be put on his YouTube channel.
“You can learn all that I have been battling and over coming in a while”. He added.
He finally revealed, it’s been a rough couple years in getting the right treatment for the Lyme disease he has been diagnosed with.
“I will come back and better than ever”. He stated.