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Lady Gaga Opens Up In Vogue Interview About Struggling With Fibromyalgia And PTSD

Thursday 13 September 2018

 

From Allure:

 

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Lady Gaga Opens Up in Vogue Interview About Struggling With Fibromyalgia and PTSD

By Andrea Park at Self
September 12, 2018
© 2018 Condé Nast. All Rights Reserved.

Almost exactly one year ago, Lady Gaga took to Twitter to share that she had been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, which caused chronic pain and eventually led to her postponing several of her fall 2017 European tour dates. In her cover interview for the October 2018 issue of Vogue, the pop star opened up further about her health and about the misconceptions that inevitably follow diagnoses of fibromyalgia and other chronic illnesses.

"I get so irritated with people who don't believe fibromyalgia is real. For me, and I think for many others, it's really a cyclone of anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, and panic disorder, all of which sends the nervous system into overdrive, and then you have nerve pain as a result," she said. "People need to be more compassionate. Chronic pain is no joke. And it's every day waking up not knowing how you're going to feel."

 

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