Lady Gaga Irritated by People who don’t Believe her Fibromyalgia is Real

Lady Gaga gets super pissed-off from the criticism she’s facing after her confession of struggling with fibromyalgia.

The super hit Born This Way lead singer openly revealed that she’s suffering from fibromyalgia disease, which can cause exhaustion, unbearable muscle pain, memory and mood problems, last year.

Gaga expressed that her mental and physical condition was getting worse because of the issues she struggles with, she expects from people to understand her health woes because dealing with this ailment one only want others to show kindness and sympathy.

In her interview for a Vogue magazine, she said “I get so irritated with people who don’t believe fibromyalgia is real. For me, and I think for many others, it’s really a cyclone of anxiety, depression, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), trauma, and panic disorder – all of which sends the nervous system into overdrive, and then you have nerve pain as a result.”

Moreover, she said “People need to be more compassionate, chronic pain is no joke. And it’s every day waking up not knowing how you’re going to feel.”

Lady Gaga in 2014 shared her traumatic incident from which she’d gone through in early teenage life, she was raped and this shocking incident had a very horrible effect on her mind due to this she suffered from PTSD.

Gaga poured her heart out while giving this interview and revealed that sharing her feelings to the public helped her to heal. 

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She told “No-one else knew, it was almost like I tried to erase it from my brain. And when it finally came out, it was like a big, ugly monster. And you have to face the monster to heal.” 

She also expressed that “For me, with my mental health issues, half of the battle, in the beginning, was, I felt like I was lying to the world because I was feeling so much pain but nobody knew. So that’s why I came out and said that I have PTSD because I don’t want to hide – any more than I already have to.”

She gave details about the physical trauma she’s still dealing:

“I feel stunned or stunted. You know that feeling when you’re on a roller coaster and you’re just about to go down the really steep slope? That fear and the drop in your stomach? My diaphragm seizes up. Then I have a hard time breathing, and my whole body goes into a spasm. And I begin to cry.

“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.”

Source: stuff.co.nz


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6 Responses

  1. Kim cousins says:

    Oh for heavens sake! How many more thousands have to put up with this life changing illness for it to be seen for what it is? A chronic pain disability…I’ve had this upwards of 14 years and still there is doubt! No more! Lady GaGa I doubt if you will even see this page however you are certainly not alone…you will have the support of thousand in so many countries…we are firomiteys because we have to fight in pain for the rest of our lives with disabilities like nobody else has…as in brain disease (fibro fog) taking tablets for depression and pain..chronic fatigue …nerve endings doing whatever they feel like from day to day…very tiring I can assure you…migraines tinnitus. IBS to name but a few..not alone lady GaGa …never alone my friend 💜💜

  2. Like Lady Gaga and many others who suffer with so-called “invisible illnesses” I certainly encountered many who did not believe my fibromyalgia was real. How many of us had members of the medical profession suggest our symptoms were “all in our head, a woman thing,” and then to add insult to injury, refer us to a psychologist to treat who knows what…

    I was fortunate to find a doctor who was willing to work with me, to research, and and try yet another medication, a different dosage, another acupuncture treatment, to offer a referral to a new rheumatologist, neurosurgeon, physiotherapist… The short list would include the things I didn’t try, if indeed there were any.

    Then after I did find a unique mind/body/spirit wellness work that did help, my doctor listened when I told him about joyofhealing founders, Tamara and Andrew Overlee and how they were helping me to uncover and deal with the numerous unresolved issues in my life that were helping to make me so very ill. He continued to watch my progress as I gradually improved physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The horrid pains gradually diminished. I was able to exercise, first in a pool-so much less impact on my tender joints and muscles, then daily walks-first for short distances then for miles. I was able to think more clearly and remember.

    I am so grateful to be in remission, both pain and prescription free from this chronic, debilitating, invisible disease that was stealing my very life.

    Lady Gaga is not alone in her frustration with those who do not understand or believe her illness.

  3. Diana Lynn says:

    I totally understand u lady gaga but unless they have the disease there’s no getting anyone to understand. Got ur back

  4. Cheri says:

    Lady Gaga I was also raked at 19! I still suffer from it! I have Fibromyalgia and it sucks because my family doesn’t understand what I’m going through!

  5. Laura Kirsch says:

    I would never wish this chronic pain disease on anyone. In addition to Fibro I have permanent never damage from a spinal fusion.
    Lady Gaga I appreciate you bring this disease into the public eye. People should learn about it before passing judgement.
    You’re definitely not alone 😕

  6. Kim cousins says:

    Hi darling , Fibromyalgia is a living hell, I’m a sixty one year old lady with this awful illness, also pernicious Anemia, arthritis and asthma, plus a cast of other horrid pains, please please know all us would be here for you and each other, we understand, pinky promise, big huge gentle huggles my best wishes Kimmy Cousins

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