Katie Price’s mum Amy issues health update after having ‘life saving’ lung transplant | The Sun

KATIE Price's mum Amy has issued a health update after undergoing a "life saving" lung transplant.

In 2017 Amy was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis [IPF], a terminal lung disease with a life expectancy of three to five years.

The 71-year-old had the transplant a year ago but has admitted things are still "up and down".

Amy said: "I'm not too bad. I'm a bit up and down because the weather has an impact on my breathing, it literally takes my breath away so when I go out at the moment I'm wearing a face mask because it's easier for me to breathe with that then just trying to go along."

Speaking to the Daily Star, she added: "It's a slow process and it's taken a while. I've had quite a few setbacks but that's to be expected but I'm in the right direction.

"The trouble is when you have a lung transplant it's so easy to sit because you still get a bit breathless but if I don't exercise, I won't move forward. I had a single lung transplant but it would cease up so I've got to exercise to get it working."

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Amy previously confessed that, before being offered a transplant, she felt she was in her "final year".

She said: "I gradually got worse and in 2022 I knew that was my last year because of the symptoms I had with the IPF.

"I could hardly breathe, walking was difficult, I was on oxygen more or less 24 hours [a day].

"When I was offered a transplant I just jumped at it."

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Amy's health update comes after she appeared to take a swipe at Katie's fiance Carl Woods.

Speaking about her daughter's love life, she said: "It's got to the stage now that we don't talk about men in her life because to us it's so boring and they all look like clones of each other.

"We say to her 'when are you going to stop looking for good looking, young, pretty boys and go for a proper man?'"

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