Eamonn Holmes’ wife Ruth Langsford reveals health condition as the reason for TV absence

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Ruth Langsford has revealed the reason for her absence from ITV’s Loose Women.

The TV presenter is a regular on the series, but stepped away from the show in August. Earlier this week, she explained her absence was due to a “lurgy.”

However, this weekend she opened up to fans and confessed she was actually struggling with a more serious aliment.

Saying: “My ‘lurgy’ is actually a chest infection! So here I am on antibiotics and a steam vaporiser twice a day!”

“I’m trying everything!”


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A post shared by Ruth Langsford (@ruthlangsford)

Ruth was also recommended to use a steamer to help with her condition.

Sharing her routine with followers in a video, she joked about husband, Eamonn Holmes getting in the way.

“So day 3 of antibiotics and the doctor told me to steam twice a day….I try to do this in peace but @eamonnholmes decided to watch and offer helpful advice this morning!” she wrote.

Eamonn was actually the one taking the video, and towards the end an Ruth was quick to tell him to cut the recording.


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A post shared by Ruth Langsford (@ruthlangsford)

Ruth recieved plenty of well-wishes in the comment section.

Television presenter Lisa Snowdon wrote: “Feel better honey”

Vlogger Louise Pentland said: “Get well soon Ruth!”

Reality star Saira Khan commented: “Ahh Ruthie – sending you all my love”

Get well soon Ruth!

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