Thursday 29 September 2022 11:23 AM Jacqueline Jossa details her struggles with 'painful and heavy periods' trends now
Jacqueline Jossa has detailed her experience with 'painful periods' in a new ITVBe female focused factual documentary.
The former EastEnders star, 29, has opened up about her struggles in the hope to find answers and raise awareness in the process.
She gives ITV viewers an insight into how 'heavy periods' have negatively impacted her career, family life and general wellbeing.
'It's actually quite scary': Jacqueline Jossa has detailed her experience with 'painful periods' in a new ITVBe female focused factual documentary
Jacqueline, who won I'm A Celebrity in 2019, explained: 'My period was more manageable in the Jungle because of the low histamine diet we were put on and sleep I think – but probably the constant whirlwind of emotions took my mind of it.'
When asked if she would ever turn down physical opportunities because of the medical condition, she said: 'Hopefully it wouldn’t put me off. I don’t know how they cope with balance, and wearing the glam dance outfits they do, when they are on their periods. Especially when periods can be so heavy!
'And whilst these two shows aren’t in my locker, I don’t think it would be my period that would put me off, more because I can’t dance ha!'
Tough: The former EastEnders star, 29, has opened up about her struggles in the hope to find answers and raise awareness in the process
After sharing her excruciating painful period experiences with her 3.5 million Instagram followers, soap star Jacqueline is on a personal journey to investigate the condition of painful periods with medical experts in Jac Jossa: Me & Periods.
In an emotional teaser clip, Jacqueline opened up about not knowing the right way to explain how periods work to her