NENE LEAKES HOSPITALIZED: BLOOD CLOTS IN LUNGS

Published on: November 19, 2013
Photography by: Disney ABC via Getty
NENE LEAKES HOSPITALIZED: BLOOD CLOTS IN LUNGS

Reality star recovering after terrifying health scare after being diagnosed with blood clots in her lungs.

The 45-year-old star of The Real Housewives of Atlanta franchise had been complaining that she doesn’t feel well recently and posted a photo showing off the multiple intravenous drips in her arms, RadarOnline reported.

After fans poured their support for the reality star, Leakes took to her blog to explain her illness.

“Late last week, I wasn’t feeling well and was feeling a little short of breath. I know my body, and I know when I should be concerned, so I went to the hospital to get checked out,” she wrote.

 “After some routine tests, I was diagnosed with blood clots in my lung… Contrary to published reports, I did not have a heart attack.”

“I’m told this happened to me because of the constant traveling around the country that I do for my job.

“I’m thankful to be alive as the doctor advised me that most people don’t recognize the symptoms of blood clots and don’t go to the doctor and that’s when the big problems start happening.”