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Last year, a number of celebrities opened about their health issues and one of them was American actress cum musician Zosia Mamet. She had disclosed to her fans early last year that she was diagnosed with pelvic floor dysfunction which had troubled her for nearly 6 years.
Zosia’s health concern-a bit more in detail
Zosia Mamet was addressing a crowd at AOL’s Makers Conference in LA in February 2017. She said:
“For six years it felt like I had the worst UTI of my life,”
She faced misdiagnosis and had multiple visits to the doctors over a span of 6 years before it became known that she, in fact, had pelvic floor dysfunction. She also talked about the complaints that she had due to this problem.Zosia had pain during intercourse and also increased the frequency of urination.
She was prescribed antibiotics for 6 weeks due to which she gained weight and had other side-effects. She was told that she probably has an STD. There was a battery of tests carried out on her and when all came as negative, doctors told her that she is imagining things and it was a psychological disorder.
What actually is pelvic floor dysfunction?
It is a malady that affects nearly 33% f women. 1 in 3 women suffers from it. It leads to painful urination with the enhanced frequency of transferring urine, and painful coitus.It needs self-care and physical therapy. Her doctor told her:
“You can stop eating painkillers like Tic-Tacs because we can fix you with physical therapy.”
She started Pilates and this helped bring her problems under control. She concluded her talk by saying:
“I wouldn’t trade in my pain, My pain taught me everything. We need to trust our bodies. Just the fact that we are feeling it makes it real.”
Zosia Mamet’s profession and life till now
Zosia Mamet finished her high school but alternatively of entering college favored to begin her acting career. In 1994, she starred in a TV Movie announced Parallel Lives. She caught the position of a lost fan in Colin Fitz Lives! She was a Bedouin woman in 2004’s Spartan.
Zosia was lucky to get many wonderful roles to perform. She also had been part of some successful TV shows in the last more than 2 decades. Her film Under the Silver Lake is due for a 2018 release and is currently in the post-production phase.