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Jessie J gives up caffeine and sugar to control heart condition

Singer Jessie J has taken control of her heart condition by cutting caffeine and alcohol from her life.

The Bang Bang! hitmaker was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome when she was 11 and battled the condition throughout her teens, suffering a stroke at the age of 18.


She admits her health continues to be a big issue as she jets around the world, but she has found a way to keep her heart on track.


Jessie J tells Access Hollywood Live, "I deal with it better now. I don't have caffeine, I very rarely drink alcohol if ever, I don't have much sugar.


"If I put anything into my body it reacts twice as quick, so i have two pathways instead of one... It's fine. I have palpitations a lot but it's fine... I wanna be an inspiration to people... (Get) exercise, good sleep when I can, good diet, laughter, meditation... a dance routine."


The singer's father also suffers from the heart condition.