After release of movie “A star is born”, a star lady Gaga shined with her full brightness. Later on, she revealed in an interview that she was suffering from mental issues Anxiety and Fibromyalgia.
In the interview, she described how she experiences trauma Lady Gaga highlights an aspect of living with trauma that might be relatable trauma can show up anywhere in a survivor’s daily life. She says, Natural answer which body can have against mental stress can be “Fight” or “Flight”. When danger eliminates, body stuck in anxiety condition, which sometimes leads to mental health conditions like PTSD. Flashbacks, always being on alert and feeling “keyed up” are all signs of PTSD.
Physical issues are also described by her. According to her, she had been raped by a music producer when she was nineteen only, during an episode of “The Howard Stern Show” in 2014. In a 2016 interview with Today, Lady Gaga shared that she had PTSD as a result of her experience. After the release of her 2017 Netflix documentary “Five Foot Two,” that followed her struggle with chronic pain, she took to twitter to raise awareness about fibromyalgia.
According to Lady Gaga, such type of mental illness is usually linked by Fibromyalgia especially in case of ladies. Fibromyalgia is mental disorder resides in central nervous system. The chronic pain condition functions in the body similarly to the hyper vigilant fight-flight stress response that can also occur with trauma. Despite its possible link to the mental illnesses Gaga highlights in the interview,fibromyalgia is a distinct chronic pain condition and not a psychiatric disorder.
Dr. David Brady, vice president for health sciences at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and author of “The Fibro Fix,” told The Mighty,“ Women who end up with fibromyalgia…have a much, much higher correlation in having histories that involve some level of trauma,” It’s a physiological response to a scenario and it absolutely is real. It’s a distinct thing. It’s really pain. They’re not making this up. I don’t want that to be misinterpreted into me saying this is a disorder of women, they’re all making it up because they had trauma.
Through her advocacy efforts and by speaking out about her own story, Lady Gaga wants to use her platform to foster more kindness in the world. “I have my unique existence,just as everyone else does, and at the end of the day, it’s our humanity that connects us — our bodies and our biology,” Gaga said. “That’s what breeds compassion and empathy, and those are the things that I care the most about.”VIA adda