Tamar Braxton details recent health scare, urging fans to ‘please be careful’

Tamar Braxton is warning fans to be careful this holiday season after suffering from a health issue.

Braxton took to Instagram to share how a day with her friends turned into a trip to the hospital after she started experiencing flu-like symptoms.

“I had to be taken to hospital by AMBULANCE, I needed oxygen because I thought God was taking me home because I couldn’t breathe and my chest was on fire!!” Braxton wrote. “I was taken to @northsidehosp and greeted by the BEST nurses and doctors including @therealdrjackie to find out what’s wrong… y’all I have the flu.”

She went on to explain that what she was experiencing was “worse than COVID in (her) opinion” and that she is taking “5 different medications” to combat her symptoms.

Braxton was rushed to hospital after suffering from flu-like symptoms.
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After explaining what she went through, Braxton encouraged fans to “be careful” because she “wasn’t with a lot of people and (have) NO IDEA where it came from.” She advised her fans to stay home and celebrate the holidays at home as they don’t want to grab what she has.

The comments section was filled with Braxton co-stars and fans wishing her a speedy recovery and telling her she was right to warn people to be careful of what they are getting into.

YouTuber Jessie Woo commented “this year’s flu is DIFFERENT! Please take care,” while her former “The Real” co-star Adrienne Bailon said she was “praying for a speedy recovery! ” One fan commented on how sad he was that she had to “put a disclaimer on not needing attention” before saying they were praying for her.

This isn’t the first time Braxton has been rushed to hospital, having been hospitalized in July 2020 after being found unconscious by her boyfriend in a hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Los Angeles. In an Instagram post made at the time, Braxton mentioned that she made an “attempt to end my pain and my life.”

Braxton's comments section was filled with people wishing her health and a speedy recovery.

Braxton’s comments section was filled with people wishing her health and a speedy recovery.
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In the same post, Braxton shared that she felt “betrayed, exploited, overworked and underpaid”, for her work not only as a Grammy-nominated artist, but also as a reality TV star. who shared her life with the public, explaining, “over the past 11 years, promises have been made to protect” her story, which she says has not been broken.

She explained that after sending a letter to a friend of hers asking for help, letting them know she needed a break, her “call for help was totally ignored” and “the demands persisted”.

“It’s my mind and my soul that have been tainted the most. There are certain things I rely on most to be, a good mother, a good daughter, a good partner, a good sister and a good person” , she said. wrote. “Who I was started to mean little or nothing, because it would only matter how I was portrayed on television.”

After that experience, Braxton vowed to make her mental health a priority in her life, so it wouldn’t come to this again.

Braxton opened up about her mental health in July 2020, after being rushed to hospital when she was found unconscious in a hotel room.

Braxton opened up about her mental health in July 2020, after being rushed to hospital when she was found unconscious in a hotel room.
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“I’m learning to grow through my pain instead of looking for an escape. I’m on an irreversible path to recovery, I’m taking my time,” Braxton said. “It is of the utmost importance [sic.] importance that I find my happiness and my health, through professional treatment, for the sake of my whole heart, Logan, which I forgot in my moment of distress and despair.”

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