On Sunday, Crystal Hefner made a big announcement about her health! Hugh Hefner's wife took to Instagram to reveal she's been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease.
The blonde beauty posted a shocking PSA about ticks — which carry and spread the illness — and how unnoticeable they can be.
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She also shared her own story in the powerful pic's caption, writing:
"If you have EVER GONE HIKING, please get tested for #LymeDisease. The best lab to do this is called 'Igenex' they are based out of Palo Alto. I was diagnosed a few days ago and have a long road ahead of me. Supposedly you get it from ticks but I have absolutely no recollection of being bit or having a rash or ANYTHING."
Wow. We can't even imagine how she must've felt when doctors told her the news!
But the gorgeous gal is using her scary situation as an opportunity to inform others about the awful disease, adding:
"Symptoms can range from sore muscles, sore back, sore neck, anxiety, fatigue, heart palpitations, muscle twitches, bladder pain, vision or hearing problems, swollen lymph nodes, flu like symptoms, brain fog, memory problems. Having just one of these could mean you have Lyme. Please please get tested."
She continued to raise awareness about the illness in the lengthy post, by drawing attention to other ways it can be transmitted, saying: