Florence Pugh Revealed She Had Tracheomalacia On “Running Wild With Bear Grylls”

While participating in the current episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls, English actress Florence Pugh disclosed that she had tracheomalacia, a rare respiratory medical ailment. On the show’s August 15th episode, the 26-year-old singer said that her family was forced to relocate to warm Spain from rainy England according to her doctor’s advice.

“We were in Spain because I have a respiratory problem, and when I was younger, they basically told me that a hotter environment would be better.” I have asthma and a condition known as tracheomalacia. So I’ve basically got a weird respiratory system from a young age.”

Tracheomalacia, according to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, implies

“Because the cartilage in the windpipe, or trachea, did not grow correctly or was destroyed, the tracheal walls are floppy or flaccid rather than stiff. The cartilage is unable to hold the windpipe open, making breathing difficult – particularly while exhaling (exhaling). Pressure from adjacent blood arteries may sometimes cause the trachea to collapse.”

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However, the Black Widow star said that her health has improved over time.

“As an adult, unless I am sick, it doesn’t bother me as much as it did when I was younger.”

Florence Pugh went on a 48-hour excursion with Bear Grylls that began with her leaping out of a helicopter and continued through Costa Rica’s volcanic jungles.

Florence Pugh has already discussed tracheomalacia

He discussed her experience with tracheomalacia during the coronavirus pandemic with Sue Perkins on her podcast, Sue Perkins: An Hour or So With…, in July 2020. She said, ”

“I’ve had this respiratory problem since I was a baby, so my mother has constantly had to be on the lookout for new infections, new illnesses that may possibly harm me.”

She went on to say that her mother had requested her to go to Los Angeles to avoid getting the new coronavirus. Pugh informed the journalist that her illness has improved over the years since she does not get sick as often as she did as a youngster. However, the Little Women actress said in a 2020 interview with Vogue that she still has a “really terrifying cough” after having overcome the initial diagnosis of her disease.

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Florence Pugh debuted as an actress in Carol Morley’s 2014 film The Falling, opposite Maisie Williams, Maxine Peake, Greta Scacchi, Hannah Rose Caton, Anna Burnett, and Lauren McCrostie. Later in her career, she appeared in a number of television shows and films, including Studio City, Marcella, The Commuter, Malevolent, The Little Drummer Girl, Midsommar, Acting for a Cause, Black Widow, Hawkeye, and others. According to her IMDb page, her upcoming films include Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Don’t Worry Darling, A Good Person, The Wonder, Oppenheimer, Dune: Part Two, and The Maid.

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