People are Having a Hard Time to Believe that Lady Gaga is Suffering from a Rare and Misdiagnosed Disease.
After the confession of Lady Gaga that she is suffering and struggling from the rare known disease Fibromyalgia, the people are not believing her and criticizing her which makes her more vibrant and annoyed from them.
The American superstar and pop singer Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known as Lady Gaga, revealed last year about her struggle with fibromyalgia, the disease responsible for mood swings, severe muscular pain, exhaustion, faded memory, etc.
Gaga receiving enthusiastic reviews for her leading role in the remake of “a Star is Born” which is co-starred and directed by Bradly Cooper. Apparently, she seems fine and healthy as she was busy promoting the film, but she cut short her Europe tour because of her condition due to fibromyalgia
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia or fibromyalgia syndrome (FM) is a chronic disorder in which the sufferer feels pain in a whole body, fatigue, stiffness in muscles, problem in mental processes such as lack of concentration or a memory and sleeping disorders. The patient feels different types of headaches like migraine etc., also some may diagnose with IBS – irritable bowel syndrome in which stomach aches or bloating experienced. Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition, sometimes miss understood due to common symptoms of other diseases.
There is no such cure is discovered for fibromyalgia, but treating the symptoms separately relieves the patient to some extent. Few combinations are prescribed to the sufferers such as,
- Medication: painkillers and antidepressants.
- Therapies: counseling and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).
- Lifestyle: relaxation techniques and daily exercise.
Lady Gaga and Fibromyalgia
Lady Gaga described how worse her condition got due to physical pain and mental stress and the struggle of her which was only getting worse for her. She has expectations from people to comprehend her condition and health because a patient of fibromyalgia gets so much depressed in such state that one wants sympathy and kind words of others to develop a sense of relief that some people can understand them. Such practice helps in overcoming the depression and boost the person to fight.
While giving an interview to Vogue Magazine in October 2018, Lady Gaga described how she got irritated when people do not get the condition and accept fibromyalgia exists. She said for her and the other sufferers the disease is like a cyclone of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, panic and trauma which overdrive one’s nervous system and result in nerve pain.
Moreover, she aforementioned “People ought to be a lot of compassionate, chronic pain is not any joke. And it’s daily wakening not knowing however you’re attained to feel.”
Chronic Pain is no Joke
In 2014 Lady Gaga shared the traumatizing and disturbing incident of her life from which has gone through in her early teens. According to her, she got raped which left so much horror and shocking state on her mind because of which she became a patient of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the interview, Lady Gaga revealed her emotions and poured her heart out and said that by sharing such stuff to the public helped her to release anxiety and stress which helped her to heal from those traumas.
In her interview, she described her fear by admitting that she tried hard to forget the memory and erase it from her mind. But the things came out in the form of the ugly and big monster. And to heal that monster it should be confronted and have to be faced.
Lady Gaga also uttered that for her, the beginning of her mental issues started when she got the feeling that she is hiding and lying to the people because she felt so much pain in such disease and nobody knows about it. That is why she decided to tell everyone about having PTSD as do not want to hide and suffer anymore as she already suffering a lot.
Lady Gaga Stunned or Stunted
Lady Gaga also shared the current scenarios and the evils she still dealing with a form of physical traumas. Gaga said that she feels “stunned or stunted”. She gave the example of a roller coaster that how to feels when it goes down from a steep slope and the fear regulates the whole body at that time. Pop Star said her diaphragm seized at those moments when she goes into the extreme suffering. She said she begins to cry when she was enabled to breathe, and her body went into a tremor.
Music Star stated, “That’s what it feels like for trauma victims every day, and it’s… miserable. I always say that trauma has a brain. And it works its way into everything that you do.”
Now, Lady Gaga is feeling better as she said that she is getting batter day by day as she has great doctors who took care of her and getting her “Show-ready”.