- Iwa Moto bravely opened up about her battle with bipolar with severe panic attack disorder
- She posted about it on her Instagram account, which gained comments from netizens
- The former actress detailed the struggles that she has been facing amid her battle with the said mental disorders
- Netizens reacted to her IG post and gave her some words of encouragement
Iwa Moto recently revealed that she was diagnosed with bipolar with severe panic attack disorder, PTSD and RLS.
She opened up about it on her Instagram account and included a photo of her.
"Bipolar with severe panic attack disorder, PTSD and RLS... yup i am diagnosed... and everyday I struggle to live my life as normal as possible," she wrote on her post.
The former Kapuso star described the struggles that she is going through as she battles with the said mental illness.
"It’s hard for me to wake up and sleep.. to control my emotions. To be as jolly as I used to be. And to be ME. But everyday I fight my condition. I take my meds., and i put on a smile. I am surviving everyday.. having mental health issues is hard. Esp with the stigma," she shared.
On the other hand, Iwa disclosed how she has been handling it with a positive mindset. She also called herself a 'warrior'.
"But its ok.. I have accepted it and I AM OK with it. I am learning to live with it, but at the same time doing my best not to be defined by my illness. I am striving to become a better version of me everyday. I AM A WARRIOR," she added.
Her post elicited comments from netizens who expressed their support and encouragement for her.
Some of them also shared their own experiences and commended her for being brave to talk about it online. Here are some of their comments:
"I was diagnosed with bipolar II last year, every day is a battle ground for me. This is a hard battle but with the support of our love ones we can survive this. Keep on fighting!"
"I can relate... I take meds also and i pray a lot. Pray that God will help the doctors give you the right meds and that the meds will be effective. God in His perfect time will help you. I am happy to say that after several years I feel great now. But I stll take my Meds. God bless you!"
"Be healed in Jesus' mighty name!"
"You are brave and kind that's the most important. Girl mas jolly ka pa dati?"
"You are not alone."
"Salute! Brave and stronger ever, may God bless you and may the light of the holy spirit be with you always."
In a previous report by KAMI, Iwa Moto slammed netizens who accused her of stealing Jodi Sta. Maria’s husband.
Iwa Moto is a former actress and model. She is the partner of Pampi Lacson, son of Senator Panfilo Lacson.
Iwa and Pampi have a daughter named Mimi while Pampi and his former wife Jodi Sta. Maria have a son named Thirdy.
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