Bella Hadid's Lyme Disease Journey: A Look Back

By Smr. k. Phwa

Aug 07, 2023

Bella Hadid, who was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease in 2012, has shared on social media that she is recovering after undergoing a long and intense treatment. She wrote,  "almost 15 years of invisible suffering"

Bella's Journey

Bella penned a long note about her disease and her recovery on Instagram. She shared some photos that were taken during her treatment and recovery process.

Bella's Note on Instagram

Bella Hadid  added, “Thankful to my mommy for keeping all of my medical records, sticking by me, protecting, supporting, but most of all, believing me through all of this.

Bella Posted Her Medical Records

Bella Hadid, diagnosed with Lyme disease at 16, alongside her younger brother Anwar, 21, and their mom, Yolanda, 57., opened up about challenges of modeling with the illness in 2016.

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