Actor Sumona Chakravarti lately took to social media to share an necessary message about her well being. She wrote a protracted message informing how troublesome lockdown has been for her, however her privilege makes her higher than most. And that, she has been battling endometriosis since 2011.
“Did a proper workout at home after ages….Some days i feel guilty, because boredom is privilege. I may be unemployed & yet am able to feed my family & myself. That is privilege. Sometimes i feel guilty. Specially when am feeling low due to pms’in. The mood swings play havoc emotionally,” she wrote.
She then went on write: “Something ive never shared before. I have been battling endometriosis since 2011. Been in stage IV for many years now. A good eating habit, exercise & most importantly no stress is key to my well being. (sic)”
She concluded the be aware by expressing her gratitude. “The lockdown has been emotionally hard for me. Today i worked out. Felt good. Thought ill share my feelings for whoever is reading this to understand that all that glitters is not gold. We are all struggling with something or the other in our lives. We all have our own battles to fight. We’re surrounded by loss, pain, grief, stress, hatred. But all you need is LOVE, COMPASSION & KINDNESS. 💗💗💗 N then we’ll sail through this storm as well. Ps sharing such a personal note wasn’t easy at all. It was way out of my comfort zone. But if this post can bring a smile or inspire in any way to even a handful of souls, then i guess it was all worth it. Much Love.”
Endometriosis is a dysfunction whereby the tissue that strains the uterus grows outdoors the uterus. It is marked with with a bunch of signs, like extreme cramps during times, heavy menstrual move, ache throughout sexual activity. One can search for medical help to handle the signs.
Former supermodel and chef Padma Lakshmi is certainly one of the many celebrities to talk brazenly about the dysfunction. Although she had painful durations rising up, it took her as late as 2005 to grasp she suffered from a power situation. She needed to be rushed to the hospital due to belly cramps.
“It turned out that some endometrial tissue had wrapped itself around my small intestine like a tourniquet. The gastroenterological surgeon who called this tissue ‘scar tissue’, said he snipped it off and that I should be fine. Again, I was far from fine, and all of the symptoms I had came raging back with my next period,” she stated.
Things modified when, at 36, she met Dr Seckin. The latter expressed shock she had been dwelling with the situation for thus a few years.
“Nobody wants to talk about this stuff. It’s an incredibly private subject for most women, and even more so for a teenage girl. If I had been diagnosed at 16, or 26 or even 32, I would have gained valuable time. I would have been able to be more present for my family and friends… [had] a greater capacity to advance professionally, and I would have also had a greater capacity for intimacy,” she said in a report in endofound.org.
In 2009, they each got here collectively and based Endometriosis Foundation of America. Its objective is “combating” endometriosis “through advocacy, targeted research, education, and increasing awareness”.
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