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Selena Gomez announced she is taking time off to deal with depression, anxiety

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After traveling around the world for her Revival tour, Selena Gomez said she's going to take time off to deal with anxiety and depression, which are side effects of lupus. 

"As many of you know, around a year ago I revealed that I have lupus, an illness that can affect people in different ways. I've discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges," Gomez said in a statement to USA Today. 

Gomez added that she wants to be proactive about maintaining her health and happiness. 

"Thank you to all my fans for your support," Gomez continued in her statement. "You know how special you are to me, but I need to face this head on to ensure I am doing everything possible to be my best." 

Gomez told Billboard last year that she had undergone chemotherapy for the disease. 

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans, according to the Lupus Foundation of America. 

The disease can cause symptoms such as severe fatigue, headaches, swollen joints, fever, sensitivity to light and mouth ulcers, among other things. 

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Selena Gomez announced she is taking time off to deal with depression, anxiety

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