KERRY Katona revealed she went for a CT scan amid health fears following her mum’s heart attack.
The 42-year-old shared the news with her followers while sporting a head of pink hair and explaining why she’d decided to go for the scan.
Kerry Katona went for a CT scan amid health fears after her mum’s heart attack[/caption]
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Kerry shared: “As you all know my mum had a heart attack not long ago and I’ve just found out that I can come and have a CT scan on my heart to if I’m high risk or not xxxx.”
In the video, the Atomic Kitten star explained: “Right, so, this is the thing, for those of you who don’t know my mum had a heart attack a couple of months ago.
“My grandad had a heart attack and my nan had a heart attack and I’m worried that I have a high risk of having a heart attack.
“I have health anxiety anyway and I’m a nightmare for it, so I’ve come to Pall Mall medical centre and I’m going to have a CT scan.”
Kerry continued: “I wasn’t aware that this was available for people but I found out it was and booked myself in.
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“This is going to help me prevent whether I’m at high risk of having a heart attack.”
Looking back at past habits, Kerry added that she “used to smoke a hell of a lot,” but said she’s now trying to be “fit and healthy.”
The star ended by saying: “You might think I’m crazy but I’ve come and booked myself in, and I’ll let you all know how it goes.”
Kerry’s fans wished her luck while also praising her for her honesty and speaking out about what she was about to do.
It was in April that Kerry revealed her mum was in hospital after suffering a heart attack, as she wrote online: “my mum is doing well and is in the best place!! Gave us all a massive scare xxxxxx.”
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She added that the whole family is “shook up”.
Seven years ago she revealed Sue had been diagnosed with a serious heart condition that could lead to angina and a heart attack.
A source said at the time: “They’ve had their differences over the years but they are very close and Kerry would be devastated if anything happened to her mum.”