Singer G.E.M. has a heart defect, putting her at risk of a heart attack


G.E.M. recently revealed on a Chinese reality TV show that she suffers from an abnormal connection in the left ventricle of her heart, which puts her at increased risk for cardiac arrests. Photo: Instagram/G.E.M.

Singer-songwriter G.E.M. (real name Gloria Tang) recently revealed on a Chinese reality TV show that she suffers from an abnormal connection in the left ventricle of her heart, which puts her at increased risk for cardiac arrests.

G.E.M. said that she has known about this condition since she was a child. At a recent health check-up, G.E.M. shared that she was unable to do more than three minutes on a treadmill stress ECG test (an examination to measure the heart’s ability to respond to external stressors).

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