- Ice Seguerra’s recent social media post went viral
- It was about his mental health condition
- According to the singer, he has been battling with depression and anxiety for many years now
Ice Seguerra posted a brave and important message on his Instagram account.
KAMI learned that Ice admitted that he has been battling with depression and anxiety for many years now.
According to the singer, things got worse when he stopped going to his doctor and taking his medicines.
For these reasons, his relationship with Liza Diño was negatively affected and he even sometimes has thoughts of ending his life.
It even got worse when he left his government post and went back to being a music artist.
Fortunately, he took the courage to seek medical help and get therapy for his condition.
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“I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety since the early 2000's. Did some therapy back then but I stopped taking my meds and hindi na ako nagpakita sa doctor ko (bad move). Mula noon, I just lived with it. It's like a cloud hovering, hindi mo alam kung kelan ka tatamaan. There are days na ok lang, kaya kong dalhin. Pero may mga araw din na gusto mo na lang matapos lahat, kasi pagod ka na.
“My latest trigger was my short stint sa government coz everything changed and it got worse when I resigned and went back to the industry I thought I knew. Suddenly, I felt like an outsider. Parang first timer na I had to navigate my way through things again. I felt lost and displaced.
“For the longest time, I wasn't really feeling anything. I was numb. The things that would normally make me happy or excite me, wala akong pakiramdam. I decided to see my doctor again when it started affecting my work and my relationship. I'm already introverted but at the height of my depression, i just wanted to be alone. Not get out of bed. No strength to get out of the room. Ayokong makakita ng tao. If I have work, kumakanta ako pero wala akong nararamdamang kaba, lungkot o saya. Walang empathy. Walang passion. Wala. Kumanta LANG ako. When it started to affect my relationship with Liza and other people I love, I knew I needed professional help.
“Bumalik ako sa doctor ko early this year and I'm glad I went back to her. I'm starting to feel things again. Mas na eexcite na ako ulit about life. Yes, there are moments na I feel sad but mas madalas na nakakaramdam ako ng saya. I have a strong support group and right now, I'm just happy to feel things again,” Ice wrote.
KAMI previously reported about Ice’s reaction towards the Gretchen Diez CR controversy.
Ice Seguerra broke through in showbiz through the noontime variety program “Eat Bulaga.” The former child star tied the knot with Liza on Dec. 8, 2014 in California, USA. As for Liza, she has a child named Amara with her former partner.
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