Sushmita Sen opens up on battling Addison’s disease

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: May 18, 2020, 09.32 AM(IST)

Sushmita Sen Photograph:( Twitter )

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Sushmita Sen is quite active on social media as she shares her daily activities on Instagram to be in touch with her fans. 

It’s been a while since we saw Sushmita Sen in a movie or any other project as she keeps herself busy with social media. 

In a new video she shared with her fans, Sushmita opened up about dealing with Addison’s disease and how she fought it with nunchaku workout sessions.

For those unversed, Nunchaku is a martial arts weapon that has two sticks connected with a short chain or rope. 

Sharing the video on her YouTube channel, Sushmita revealed that she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, Addison’s disease. She then shows how to use nunchaku in a workout session with her trainer. She can be heard saying: “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. I meditated with #Nunchaku :)).”

She added, “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 2019. :)) Lesson : NO ONE KNOWS YOUR BODY BETTER THAN YOU, LISTEN TO IT. :) There is a warrior in all of us, never give up!!! Thank you to my Teacher Nupur Shikhare for being my rock through this journey :) I love you guys!!! #ShantiShantiShanti #DuggaDugga.”

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