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Iggy Azalea reveals medical diagnosis: 'It has made me realise it's important to look after yourself'

Rap sensation Iggy Azalea marked the beginning of 2015 by announcing to her fans that she recently received a medical diagnosis that has made her think more carefully about how she lives her life. 

The 'Fancy' beauty explained on Twitter that she has TMJ, which is a temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder. The main side effect of TMJ is jaw pain, which Azalea admitted gets worse when she is under a lot of stress:

"Last month I was diagnosed with TMJ which isn't the best. I'm gonna make more of an effort to take care of myself in 2015, stay away from all the drama & hopefully not have any flair ups. I don't think western medicine all the way acknowledges what a huge toll mental stress takes on our bodies. But I do believe it is a factor."

The star went onto add that the diagnosis has made her reevaluate the importance of health and she will make more of a conscious effort to look after herself now:

"Anyhow I don't think it will ever prevent me from doing anything I want to but it has made me realise it's important to look after yourself. So that's my little update and message! Look after your body and mind in the new year, be safe and enjoy it all! See u soon Las Vegas!!!"

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Watch her New Year's performance below: