When Sushmita Sen Was Diagnosed With Auto Immune Disease

Actress Sushmita Sen recently revealed that in 2014, she was diagnosed with Addison’s disease which is an auto immune disease. Talking about the same, she said, “After I was diagnosed with an Auto immune condition called Addison’s disease in September 2014, it left me feeling like, I had no fight left in me...A fatigued body filled with immense frustration & aggression. The dark circles under my eyes can’t even begin to explain the dark times I endured for 4 long years :) To have steroids substitute cortisol & to live with its innumerable side effects took its toll. There is nothing more tiring than to live with a chronic illness. Enough was enough, I had to find a way of strengthening my mind, allowing my body to follow suit.” She went on to further reveal how she fought the disease. She revealed that she fought it with her determination and nunchaku workout sessions. Nunchaku is a martial arts weapon, traditionally used in Okinawan style. It has two sticks connected with a short chain or rope. Sushmita is doing well in her life now. She said, “Aggression out, fight back in & pain turned into an art form. I healed in time, my Adrenal glands woke up, no more steroids, no withdrawls & NO AUTO IMMUNE CONDITION as of now. Lesson : NO ONE KNOWS YOUR BODY BETTER THAN YOU, LISTEN TO IT. There is a warrior in all of us, never give up!!!”

18th May 2020 | 11:48 AM (IST)