X Factor’s Katie Waissel, 35, rushed to hospital with suspected heart attack

Katie Waissel has revealed she was taken to hospital on Thursday 11 November with a suspect heart attack.

The 35 year old, who is most well known for appearing on the seventh series of The X Factor, took to her Instagram feed to share the news with her 26,200 followers alongside a snap of herself in hospital.

"Let me tell you, I was taken by ambulance yesterday for a suspected heart attack and @nhs @ldn_ambulance Watford general AND the ambulance services were / are amazing." she started in the caption.

Katie, who is mum to son Hudson, went on to share how the ambulance arrived at her door in no time to rush her off to the hospital.

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She said: "I was initially told there was a wait by the ambulance call centre, but an ambulance was at my door within minutes.

"The entire team at Watford were / are beyond impeccable, and I am so grateful for your continued help!!

"So with this, if you’re experiencing a life threatening emergency, do not hesitate to call 999, they WILL come for you!!! #nhs #hardworking#humanbeings#suppor#applaud #nhsworkers #families #friends #thoseinneed #stopthefear #behones #staytrue #supporteachother".

Fans were quick to flock to the comments section to wish her a speedy recovery as one person wrote: "Oh my goodness! Hope you’re feeling better. Sending love xx".

Another said: "Oh my god Katie. I hope everything is ok. Xx".

While a third added: "Sending lots of love and get well wishes xx".

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Last year Katie shared a side-by-side before-and-after pictures to display her weight loss.

In the first photo, the star is sporting a more fuller figure as she poses in a bra and knickers, with her face hidden by her phone.

But in the second snap, Katie can be seen showing off her abs and toned body in a navy crop top and leggings, as she beams from ear to ear.

Captioning the post, she wrote: "There isn't a day that goes by that I'm not asked 'how did you do it' 'what's your secret' 'is it all nutrition' 'what workouts do you do and how often!'

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She continued: "SO, it's time to answer all of your questions!! I will be going live on Instagram tonight at 8:30pm to share my story on how I achieved my transformation, the good the bad and the down right ugly!" she explained on Tuesday.

"And to share all the different lifestyle hacks that helped me not only achieve this in a realistic time frame, but maintain it!

"But most importantly, I'll be sharing with you my deepest darkest moments, and how I somehow found the strength to change my narrative without sabotaging my hearts intent before I even gave it a chance! Hopefully inspiring you or those who relate, to find your silver lining."

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