Kailangan ko pong mag-diet -- Jorelle Singh
Mayroon po akong skip beat ng heart. May three seconds skip beat. Yun po ang sinasabi ng doctor sa akin --- Jorelle Singh
Jorelle Singh is not expected to see action any time soon for the National University.
The incoming third year hitter missed her second straight game in the 13th V-League Collegiate Conference on Monday watching on the sidelines as the defending champion Lady Bulldogs waylaid Technological Institute of the Philippines, 25-17, 25-17, 25-18, for a 2-0 win-loss record.
Singh in those two games was in uniform but was kept on the bench as doctors advised her to stay away from the sport because of a heart problem.
“Mayroon po akong skip beat ng heart. May three seconds skip beat. Yun po ang sinasabi ng doctor sa akin,” Singh told ABS-CBN Sports.
The hitter said that her condition could be life threatening if not detected in its early stage.
“Kapag lumala (delikado) pero kaya naman po ng gamot,” she said.
Singh added that her family has a history of high blood pressure.
“Hindi ko po alam pero nasa lahi po namin ‘yun na altapresyon, high blood mga ganoon,” Singh revealed. “Sa cholesterol po ata ‘yun kasi parang may bumabara po sa heart ko.”
She said that she first felt difficulty in breathing a month ago.
“Naramdaman ko siya last month pa po kaya one month na akong hindi nagti-training.”
She recalled that she was even close to fainting, gasping for air.
“Madali po akong mapagod at hindi ako makahinga,” said Singh. “Tapos nagdidilim ang paningin ko.”
Right now she said that she’s getting better but still have to follow her doctor’s advice.
“Kailangan ko lang pong mag-lose ng weight. Mag-diet po and bawal ang oily foods,” she said.
Singh hopes she can get be back into action soon.
“Tingin ko naman po next game puwede na akong maglaro pero hindi ko pa alam kung paglalaruin na ako kasi kababalik ko lang po ng training, ganoon. Hindi pa ako nakakapag-training ng maayos. Siyempre sila po kondisyon ako hindi,” said the UAAP Season 78 NU team captain.
“Sobrang name-miss ko ng maglaro. Gusto ko ng pumasok, nakaka-miss (maglaro). Pero ‘yun nga diet lang talaga,” she added.
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