Lady Gaga's chronic pain
Lady Gaga suffers from chronic pain.
The 30-year-old singer took to Instagram to reveal that she is dealing with the health issue but said that she draws strength from thinking about her late Aunt Joanne who died of lupus at just 19 and her loved ones, including manager Bobby Campbell.
She wrote: "Having a frustrating day with chronic pain, but I find myself feeling so blessed to have such strong intelligent female doctors. I think about Joanne too and her strength and the day gets a little easier. Plus I got @wanaynay by my side. 'Hey Girl, we can make it easy if we lift each other.'"
Gaga's new album 'Joanne' is named after her late aunt and she recently said the track 'Joanne' helped her father to deal with his grief over her death.
Gaga said: "[The first time I played 'Joanne'] I looked over at him and he just looked at me like, 'How did you know that? How did you know that's what I wanted to say?'"
And the 'Perfect Illusion' musician said that although she never met her aunt, she felt "connected" to her through her father, and wrote the song in the hopes that it would be "healing" for him.
She added: "I never got to meet her but I always felt very connected to her my whole life.
"I never was able to truly understand why my father was so sad.
"There was something inside of him like a loss or a trauma that I just couldn't perceive of.
"So I wanted to make a song that would be really healing to my dad."