“I’m still learning to adapt to the impact of my tourette”

Lewis Capaldi is “taking a break” from his tour to focus on his mental and physical health.

The 26-year-old singer took to social media on Tuesday to make the announcement, saying he realized after his Glastonbury set on Saturday, during which Capaldi lost his voice and fans had it helped complete his hit “Someone You Loved”. Earlier this month, Capaldi canceled all his shows ahead of Glastonbury in order “to be at my best and ready” for the festival.

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“The fact that this probably won’t come as a surprise doesn’t make the writing any easier, but I’m very sorry to let you know that I will be taking a break from touring for the foreseeable future,” Capaldi wrote in a statement. “I used to be able to enjoy every second of shows like this and hoped three weeks away would get me by. But the truth is I’m still learning to adjust to the impact of my Tourette and on Saturday it became clear that I needed to spend a lot more time getting my mental and physical health in order, in order to to be able to continue doing everything I love for a long time to come.

Capaldi has been open about his mental health issues and Tourette syndrome, which causes uncontrollable repetitive movements or sounds. In his Netflix documentary “How I Feel Now,” Capaldi documented his journey being diagnosed with the disorder amid his rise to fame.

“It was terrifying to share it,” Capaldi said. Variety in an April interview. “Even though I’m open and open online, it’s usually through a pretty jolly lens.”

Read Capaldi’s full statement below.

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