‘Property Brothers’ sibling JD Scott took to IG to reveal his ongoing battle with a mysterious, debilitating disease the last 14 months.
JD Scott, 43-year-old renovation expert and brother to the beloved Property Brothers, revealed on Instagram that he thought he was near death, multiple times, in the last 14 months while struggling with an unknown illness. With his fiancée Annalee Belle by his side, JD opened up in a lengthy IG video, and fought through tears while describing his frightening health battle. “I’ve been quite sick for the last 14 months. It started around May and there had been some symptoms before that, but ended up in the hospital because things got really bad, and that began the whole process,” he began. “That event was so bad, I thought I was dying. I was preparing all my estate and everything for Annalee.”
JD’s symptoms including an extreme heat sensitivity, which lead doctors to believe something was wrong with his brain. “I was extremely sensitive to heat — anything over about 70 degrees, I would suddenly feel like my skin is on fire, I would pass out, and I would be out of commission sometimes for days.” After numerous MRIs and several doctors, JD said they first treated it as an autoimmune disease, specifically lupus. “After months and months, they determined it wasn’t lupus and that it was a brain aneurysm. They then decided I had two brain aneurysms,” he admitted. Finally, JD got in with a specialist who ended