Carrie Ann Inaba taking leave of absence from The Talk after ‘suffering recent autoimmune flare ups’
She recently announced she would be taking a leave of absence from The Talk in order to focus on her well-being.
Now an insider has shed more light into Carrie Ann Inaba’s recent health struggles.
Speaking with People, a source revealed the star, 53, had been experiencing autoimmune flare-ups.
Taking five: Carrie Ann Inaba is taking a leave of absence from The Talk after reportedly suffering from recent autoimmune flare-ups
‘She has experienced some recent flare ups and taking this time to remove stress and focus on her body and its healing is important,’ the source said.
‘She is really positive, and she has always put her health first,’ the insider added.
‘Rather than suffering through a flare up, she is sharing that you can be open and honest about autoimmune issues which in turn helps others not be afraid to ask for the time and tools they need to heal.’
Carrie announced to fans on Monday that she would be taking a hiatus from the show in order to focus on her health.
‘Health is the most important thing’: Carrie announced to fans on Monday that she would be taking a hiatus from the show in order to focus on her health
Having a chat: Inaba has been appearing on The Talk since 2017
‘Hi everyone. So I wanted to let you know personally that I have decided to take a leave of absence from The Talk to focus on my well being. I know you guys understand, health is the most important thing,’ she told fans on Twitter.
‘I appreciate your support. I appreciate the love and support from The Talk family. And I hope to be back soon. Take care. And I’ll keep you updated. Thank you.’
Sheryl Underwood was the first to break the news on The Talk, where she announced her co-host would be taking a break from filming.
Health battle: Carrie has previously revealed she suffers from fibromyalgia, chronic pain, spinal stenosis and Sjogren’s syndrome
Carrie has previously revealed she suffers from fibromyalgia, chronic pain, spinal stenosis and Sjogren’s syndrome.
Fibromyalgia affects the soft tissues and causes widespread pain and fatigue; the exact cause is still unknown.
Sjorgen’s syndrome is a autoimmune diseases where your immune system attacks the glands that make tears and saliva, leading to dry eyes and dry mouth.
Spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal.
Last year she revealed she tested positive for COVID-19.
Throwback: Inaba guest co-hosted an episode in 2018