Singer Sia Furler Reveals She Has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Pop star Sia reveals battle with chronic pain disorder

Sia reveals she is suffering from 'demoralising' chronic pain disorder

Sia celebrated her sobriety with a Twitter post last year, writing, "Eight years sober today".

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a disease that affects the connective tissues of your body such as tendons and ligaments.

Singer Sia has revealed that she is suffering from neurological disease ehlers-danlos syndrome.

Sia said via Twitter that she is now "suffering with chronic pain, a neurological disease [and] Ehlers-Danlos", a genetic syndrome that weakens the body's connective tissue.

'Life is f**king hard.

'Hey, I'm struggling with continual ache, a neurological illness, ehlers danlos and I simply wished to say to these of you affected by ache, whether or not bodily or emotional, I like you, hold going, ' she tweeted. "Pain is demoralizing, and you're not alone", she wrote.

Since coming out with her diagnosis on Sunday morning (Australian time), Sia has been met with a tonne of support from fans.

We're sending a lot of love to Sia and anyone else suffering from pain right now. Life is fucking laborious.

As of Saturday afternoon, more than 100,000 people had liked Sia's tweet and many people who said they had the syndrome thanked her for bringing more awareness to the disease. Many people with the condition have soft, fragile skin and bruise and scar easily.

Sia has been open about her issues with drug and alcohol addiction, but has previously not spoken about Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in the public.

She often wears a wig when performing to protect her privacy.

The rare disorder is affecting only 1 in 5,000 individuals worldwide.

She has won an array of awards, including an MTV Video Music Award, and received nine Grammy nominations.

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