Tina Turner was not in good health leading up to her death. In a heartbreaking announcement Wednesday, reps for the iconic “Queen of Rock’n Roll” shared that she had tragically passed away at 83 years old after a battle with “a long illness.” While no specific details were provided as to what that mystery illness could be, the Proud Mary singer had been vocal about her poor kidney health in the past, sharing just two months ago that she was in “great danger” because of it. Related: Tina Lost Her Son Ronnie Just 5 Months Before Her Own Death In a March Instagram post, the What’s Love Got To Do With It singer got real about her organ’s health for International World Kidney Day.
She shared at the time: She then directed followers to visit the Show Your Kidneys Love website, which she partnered with to “campaign for kidney health,” where she provided more context for her own personal struggle, and the extreme measures that had been taken to treat her.
She shared: Her condition’s gravity didn’t really click until over 20 years later when she suffered a stroke because of her higher-than-normal blood pressure: Related: Mike Tyson Alleges Jamie Foxx Suffered A Stroke & Is ‘Not Feeling Well’ To help her get back to a stable state, Tina’s doctors prescribed her medication to treat her hypertension, which made things better — until they didn’t.
The late icon shared she felt the pills made her feel “even worse,” citing a loss of clear mindedness and energy. So, through the recommendation of a friend, she visited a homeopathic doctor in France, who replaced her “conventional medication” with a more natural one.Read more on perezhilton.com