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Actress Sonia Mbele diagnosed with autoimmune disease

Popular South African actress and businesswoman, Sonia Mbele opens up about her health after being in and out of the hospital over the past few months.

According to ZiMoja, the producer is suffering from an autoimmune disease. She was diagnosed with the disease a few months ago, before launching season 3 of Real Housewives of Johannesburg.

“At the time I thought I was just fatigued until my doctors performed additional tests which confirmed that I have anemia that has gone chronic,” she said.

Sonia Mbele

Speaking to the aforementioned publication, Sonia said she’s been affected by the disease physically and emotionally.

“I had to change my diet and eating habits, quit alcohol and I now have to go for drips to make sure I have enough iron,” she added.

Sonia Mbele

Sonia Mbele tells Zimoja that she’s learning to live it as medication doesn’t work on her anymore.

She goes for weekly drips and oxygen tank.

“Sometimes additional tests or treatments for iron deficiency are necessary, especially if your doctor suspects that you’re bleeding internally. You can usually correct iron deficiency anemia with iron supplementation,” says Mbele.

In other news – DJ Euphonik faces criminal charges for allegedly bugging his baby mama’s cellphone

DJ Euphonik, has been hit with a criminal case filed by his baby mama at the Sandton police station. The baby mama, whose identity is being withheld for legal reasons, alleges that Euphonik bugged her cellphone, intercepted her calls and messages, and tracked her activities.

DJ Euphonik

The shocking revelations came to light through two affidavits submitted by the baby mama during their ongoing legal battle over their children. According to the affidavits, the incident occurred after Euphonik confiscated the baby mama’s cellphone following an altercation at a restaurant in Sandton. Read More