Natalie Cole's Cause of Death Revealed
According to a statement, Cole suffered from idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, which led to heart failure. Her family released the statement on Thursday (Jan. 7) that explains following receiving a kidney transplant in 2009, Cole was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a rare lung disease that causes shortness of breath, dizziness and sometimes chest pain.
The statement also stated that she "responded well to pulmonary arterial hypertension-specific agents over many years, during which she performed many concerts world-wide, but eventually succumbed to intractable right heart failure, an outcome that unfortunately commonly occurs in this progressive disorder." Read more here.
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