All you need to know about the blood condition Mrs Hinch suffers from that causes bruises all over her body

All you need to know about the blood condition Mrs Hinch suffers from that causes bruises all over her body


Get the best celeb exclusives and video house tours to your inbox every evening with our daily newsletter

Cleaning star Mrs Hinch, AKA Sophie Hinchliffe, seems to lead an enchanted life.

To her massive Instagram following of 3.7 million, she shares images of her adorable baby son Ronnie, her dog Henry and her husband Jamie in their spotless Esssex home.

However, Sophie also battles an illness that she has previously opened up on, one that if not managed could be very dangerous indeed.

Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK's daily newsletter. You can sign up at the top of the page.

Mrs Hinch suffers from an inherited condition called Protein S deficiency and Factor V Leiden, which can increase her likelihood of developing blood clots.

Having a blood clot is serious and so it is vital they are treated quickly because they can stop oxygen getting to your vital organs, and even cause life threatening emergencies such as a stroke or a heart attack.

The condition even meant that the mum-of-one had to miss her honeymoon two years ago after falling ill at a personal appearance.

As she explained in her book Hinch Yourself Happy, the star ended up having to be rushed to hospital amid the appearance in Essex.

  • Mrs Hinch fan shares easy way to clean your mattress — and it costs just £1

  • Sign up to our daily newsletter for the BEST celebrity house tours and BIGGEST exclusive interviews

She had to be treated for a large blood clot in her leg after having had back pain for a few days and her leg becoming so swollen that she couldn’t stand.

In her book she wrote: "I was so scared I was going to lose my leg.

"I am now on blood thinners for life but I was so lucky with the brilliant treatment I received and I feel incredibly blessed."

The star also recently hit back at a troll who branded her a "stuck up b***h" for simply wearing long dresses, although in actual fact it was because her condition causes bruising on her body.

The cleaning hacks expert then shared the message she had received with her millions of followers, alongside a photo of her bruises.

She publicly hit back: "Thank you, firstly my dress was £38 from river island so that's a barg 'evening dress' [sic].

"But in all honesty I wore this long dress because I wanted to hide my legs. My blood condition is not good right now so I am covered in bruises that I cannot control.

"But why did I bother? As you'll now pull apart my bruises too! So thank you… because of you I will wear my denim shorts next time and wear them proud!

  • Mrs Hinch shares heartbreak over always wearing rubber gloves after trolls brand her hands 'disgusting'

  • Mrs Hinch fans blown away as they discover husband Jamie’s age

Back in September of last year, the 'cleanfluencer' asked fans for help on her Instagram stories.

She wrote: ”For the last four weeks I've been waking up in the morning with the worst joint pains in my fingers and knees and sometimes I can't even change Ronnie's nappy, or walk to the bathroom properly.

"And also, the night sweats are still terrible.

"I'm just wondering if I'm going a bit mad of is this all something to do with post pregnancy?

"I will book an appointment with my GP but has this happened to any of my followers?"

Later on she added: "So I called my GP, they couldn't fit me in, so he called me instead.

Mrs Hinch

  • Mrs Hinch hits back at vicious troll…
  • Mrs Hinch stuns in flattering midi p…
  • Inside Stacey Solomon and Mrs Hinch'…
  • Mrs Hinch suffers hilarious make-up …

"So they would like to give me some blood tests to see what shows up, it could just be a drop in my hormones, but they want to test for rheumatoid arthritis – just to rule it out.

"But because of my blood condition and my previous blood clot, I am still on my injections, so I've got to get that sorted first in London, so I am sort of stuck in limbo a bit at the minute, but it will get sorted."

She seems ok now, so hopefully the star is managing her illness well!

Source: Read Full Article