Louise Thompson, Made In Chelsea star, opened up about her mental state. “constant fight or flight mode”After her son’s birth
Louise Thompson stated that she suffers from PTSD, having almost lost her son to it.
Made In Chelsea’s 31-year-old star claimed that her body and mind feel invigorated. “constant fight or flight mode”After the traumatizing birth.
Louise shared an in-depth account of the events. “depressive panic episodes” she is facing in a lengthy post to social media and said she spent New Year’s Day in A&E.
Louise shared with Ryan Libbey last month her experiences during childbirth. “dance with death twice”While in hospital
She posted a picture on Instagram showing her in a cozy dressing gown with her newborn son, and wrote: “I can only write when I am not having a depressive panic episode and luckily right now I am not.
“My panic attacks can last for hours or days, and they are completely unpredictable.
“When I’m having one I can’t function, I can’t look after myself, let alone anyone else around me. I can’t even spell my name. I can’t see, I can’t hear, I can’t look anyone in the eye.”
“They have got so bad that I have convinced myself that I’m going crazy.
“I feel depersonalization, hyper paranoia and like I’ve taken a million drugs. I feel as though I’m in another world. “I am not me.”
Louise said that she is unsure if mental reactions are causing physical symptoms but added: “Things seem to be getting worse.
“It would be a permanent state and I doubt I’d be here.”
She continued: “I do everything possible to keep from spiraling… but my subconscious tells me that I’m constantly dying.
“I think I have boxed my experiences up and buried them, but they are coming back to haunt me. All the time.
“My body and mind are always in fight or flight mode. Anything can trigger them.”
The reality star also shared the physical symptoms she was experiencing which include pain, dizziness, fainting, temperatures and nausea.
However, she reflected on how far she had come in her recovery, evolving from worrying about “Internal infections that can be deadly” and “Results of blood tests that are scary” to now being concerned about fatigue and memory loss.
“I celebrate a full day of good fortune, but I am scared about the next.” she admitted.
Louise finished her post by reaching out to anyone who has also been “Trapped in this world of PTSD” and said: “You are not the only one struggling with mental illness.
“We are all in this together.”
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