Ellen Adarna shares difficult journey of overcoming mental health problems

Ellen Adarna shares difficult journey of overcoming mental health problems

- Ellen Adarna has decided to share some details about her difficult battle with mental health problems

- She admitted to being diagnosed with three mental health disorders – depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder

- The actress experienced extreme sadness, uncontrollable shaking of her body, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, and muscle stiffness

- The disorders might have been caused by the terrible things she experienced in a span of four months, according to Ellen

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Ellen Adarna shares difficult journey of overcoming mental health problems

Ellen Adarna (Photo from Flickr)
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Ellen Adarna bravely opened up recently about her difficult battle with mental health problems.

KAMI learned that Ellen admitted to being diagnosed with three mental health disorders – depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Some of her symptoms were extreme sadness, uncontrollable shaking of her body, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, and muscle stiffness.

According to Ellen, these disorders might have been caused by the terrible things she experienced in a span of four months.

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“I was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder
“Let’s just say everything happened all at once. In a span of four months. All the bad things I imagine happened. So it was very traumatic,” Ellen shared.

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The actress decided to deal with her issues by going to therapies, meeting with psychiatrists, undergoing counseling sessions, and taking medications and tranquilizers. However, she later had to stop taking medications because it made her feel numb, sleepy, tired and unmotivated.

Fortunately, Ellen is now doing much better mentally, physically, and spiritually after undergoing mental health training at Kokoro Program Bali in Indonesia.

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Ellen Adarna is a popular actress, model and endorser in the Philippines. She made headlines when she and then-boyfriend John Lloyd Cruz left show business to enjoy their lives together. Ellen has a son with John Lloyd named Elias Modesto.

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In a previous report by KAMI, Ellen showed her parenting skills after Elias got into a minor accident. A video of the star comforting her son after the incident was praised by many netizens.

Photos and clips of Ellen Adarna and Elias Modesto also went viral months ago. The social media posts show the celebrity mom bonding and spending quality time with her son. Based on the photos, Ellen seems to have gone through a major transformation for the sake of her child.

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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