Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Says She Suffered from Panic Attacks When She hit the “Rock Bottom”

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Says She Suffered from Panic Attacks When She hit the “Rock Bottom”

The 41-year-old Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has shared her experience and opened up about the dark days that took place during her early 20s. Gisele shared her experience as she opened up about how she suffered from anxiety and panic attacks. She also shared about her unhealthy diet which included coffee, wine, cigarettes and that resulted into a havoc condition for her mental health.

During the interview the supermodel spoke about her experience and shared, “From the outside it looked as if I had everything and I was 22 years old. On the inside, I felt as if I’d hit rock bottom.” Bundchen further continued and said, “I was starting my day with a mocha Frappuccino with whipped cream and three cigarettes, then drinking a bottle of wine every night.” The model further mentioned saying, “Imagine what that was doing to my mind.”

Gisele Bundchen also went on sharing her experience and admitted, on how she suffered from anxiety and panic attacks during the beginning of her modelling career. The beauty also shared on how she was downing down a bottle of wine every night after she had hit the “rock bottom.”

After the supermodel had hit the breaking point, Gisele was pointed into the direction of a naturopath who had helped detox and had turned her life around. The beauty then changed her diet pattern and embraced it with, vegetables, nuts and small portions of lean meat. She cut off caffeine, alcohol and cigarettes.

The supermodel also gave her an explanation about the gruelling regime which gave her terrible migraines but even after that her symptoms had disappeared after three months, and she started feeling healthier again.

The supermodel, also said, “The doctor a I remember him saying, ‘Well do you want to live? It was that simple.”  

Gisele Bundchen Shared Her Experience About the Healthier Lifestyle

After Gisele followed and completed the detox program, she follows and maintains a healthy lifestyle and the model credited her healthy diet which she follows, and along with that the meditation and the exercises which helps her keeping on the track.

The model also shared about her experience about the healthier lifestyle and said, “I think I feel better in my forties than I did in my twenties and not just physically, because we’re all told that life is over at 40 and feel like I’m just beginning.”


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