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X Factor star ‘diagnosed with potentially serious heart condition’

His bandmates have asked everyone to send him love

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Fans have been left concerned after an X Factor singer spent 14 hours in hospital having tests on his heart.

Kieran Alleyne is one third of boyband 5 After Midnight, who, along with Nathan Lewis and Jordan Lee, came third in 2016’s series of the talent show.

L-R: Nathan, Kieran and Jordan as 5 After Midnight on The X Factor (Credit: ITV)

He sparked worries after tweeting on Friday night that he had been in hospital, but declining to give any further details about what was wrong.

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He tweeted: “So I spent 14 hours in hospital last night have scans on my heart. Shattered is not even the word (sic).”

Fans of the group rallied around, sending Kieran their best wishes and hopes for a speedy recovery.

A source claimed to The Sun that the musician has been diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat and bradycardia.

“He needs to take it easy for the time being and the hospital will continue to monitor his heart.”

The source added: “He’s comfortable and being looked after.”

Although Kieran or his representative have yet to comment on his condition, Kieran retweeted The Sun’s story, seeming to confirm that it was true.

Bandmate Nathan also retweeted the singer’s message asking fans to send their best wishes.

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Bradycardia is a faint or slow heart rate which is under 60 beats per minute (BPM), according to Web MD.

While some people have no symptoms, others may experience symptoms including dizziness, chest pain, tiredness, weakness and / or shortness of breath.

Web MD claims that a slow heart rate does not cause problems for everyone, and some young, fit people with a slow heart rate can be perfectly healthy.

But for others, a slow heart rate can mean your heart isn’t pumping enough blood to meet the body’s requirements, and in severe cases, this can lead to problems.

Kieran Alleyne son (Credit: twitter)
Meeting his son Jaxon (Credit: Twitter)

Kieran became a dad for the first time back in April, when his ex girlfriend, Sophie Johnson, gave birth to their son Jaxon.

Despite feeling ill over Christmas, he told fans he was working on big plans for the new year.

“Sat here planning my next year!! It’s gonna be a big year with lots of changes!!” he tweeted.

Hope you feel better soon, Kieran.

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