Andrea McLean has updated fans after she was bedbound for six months after contracting Covid. The former Loose Women panellist revealed her health struggles after the star contracted coronavirus three times and then the flu, reports the Mirror.The 53-year-old revealed she got "absolutely throttled" by flu around Christmas time, leading to her being tested for lupus.
She then went on to explain that doctors found that she had long Covid. However, she wasn't sure what to do with the diagnosis.Andrea also admitted the past few months have been "rough" on her, but she is starting to feel better and able to exercise again.Speaking to Bella magazine, she said she has been recommended vitamins by her friends: "I've got lots of friends in the health space, so I take everything that they recommend.
Any vitamins of supplements that people say 'try this' I take them. I currently take a lot of vitamin D, vitamin C and so on."Andrea said she was shocked that she became so ill due to being "already healthy".She explained: "I was doing everything that you're supposed to do, which was particularly unfair.
But what I am really appreciative of it my leisure, because until you have something that is so debilitating you cannot walk the length of yourself."People say 'Oh I'm exhausted', but what I've experienced defies the definition of tired.