#GetWellSoonJeonghan Trends As K-pop Singer From Seventeen Takes a Career Break Following Health Concerns

Jeonghan from K-pop boy band Seventeen is taking a break from work activities following health issues. The Seventeen singer was advised to "minimize his schedules" after a recent visit to the hospital following symptoms of dizziness.

Pledis Entertainment, the group's management company, announced the singer's temporary hiatus in a statement on Friday, expressing the company's "full support for everything he needs for his treatment," K-pop website Soompi reports.

"Jeonghan recently visited the hospital for health reasons with symptoms of dizziness, and after a complete medical examination, he was advised to minimize his schedules with adequate rest. Based on this, we had a serious conversation with Jeonghan and decided to temporarily halt all of his activities until late December," the statement said.

"Jeonghan is currently resting and we will do our best and give our full support for everything he needs for his treatment and full recovery," it added.

Fans have already flooded social media with messages of support for the singer using the hashtag #GetWellSoonJeonghan which has been trending on social media.

"Please take a lot of rest we will wait to the both of you to come back to us healthy we will wait no matter how long it takes, take care of yourself we love you a lot ♡ @pledis_17 #GetWellSoonSeungCheol #GetWellSoonJeonghan," wrote @strawbaerihan.

"To the hyung [older brother Jeonghan] who always puts his members first & stays quiet but thinks the most about his members & can't stand anyone undermining them cause Seventeen is the only thing he has, please take care of yourself. 내년에 건강한 모습으로 만나 ㅜㅜ [see you next year in a healthier state] #GetWellSoonJeonghan," wrote @mi_won17.

"I'm glad that jeonghan is getting a break and i hope that he gets the rest that he needs, i hope he takes the times that he needs in order to recover #GetWellSoonJeonghan," wrote @coupsluvsyou.

"Pls stay healthy bby and take a rest of you need to. we will never be dissapointed with you for taking a break from svt [Seventeen] activities for your health. your health always comes first and do whatever you need to get better #GetWellSoonJeonghan," wrote @sokkuminhui.

Pledis will share a follow-up announcement at a later date regarding Jeonghan's recovery as well as future schedule, the company confirmed in the statement.

"We ask for there to not be any speculation or misunderstandings about Jeonghan's health and schedule," the company added.

Jeonghan is the latest among a string of K-pop stars who have chosen to take a break following health issues, including his bandmate Choi Seung-chol, also known as S.Coups, who last month also announced his official hiatus following health concerns.

"S.COUPS has recently been undergoing a detailed examination and diagnosis of his health, due to symptoms of anxiety. And after thorough discussion, all of the SEVENTEEN members, including S.COUPS himself, have decided that it would be best for him to take the time to rest and temporarily abstain from participating in SEVENTEEN's activities," Pledis said in a statement at the time of the announcement.

Formed in 2015, Seventeen has released 3 studio albums and several EPs since its debut. The band consists of 13 members featuring 3 groups of specialization including a vocal unit, hip-hop unit and performance unit.

Earlier this month, K-pop star Kang Daniel also revealed he would be taking a break from activities around his music following "frequent health problems and anxiety."

The former member of K-pop boy band Wanna One was reported to have been undergoing treatment with "psychotherapy and medication" but has also been experiencing "anxiety" while promoting his latest single "Touchin," according to a statement from his management company Konnect, the agency the singer established earlier this year after launching his solo career.

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Boy band Seventeen performs on stage during the 8th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards on January 23, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. Getty Images
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