Selena Gomez had a serious health scare that many of her fans may not realize when she underwent a kidney transplant sparked by Lupus. Now, she’s more aware of her health than ever and making changes in her life that will aid her health and well being. The 25-year-old singer revealed that she has sworn off alcohol to avoid complications that could exacerbate her illness and her mental health.
Selena Gomez faced the biggest health crisis of her life when she went through a kidney transplant, and for a time, she feared she would die during the operation, according to her best friend Francia Raisa. Gomez, 25, has long suffered from a serious case of lupus, an autoimmune disease that can attack internal organs like the kidneys. Raisa donated a life-saving kidney to the singer. Selena turned to her to express her fears. She was worried the operation might not go as planned.