Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter Tiwa Savage has opened up on suffering from a mental health condition.
Tiwa Savage says she suffers from anxiety attack, and it is cased by a physical health problem.
The music star made this known via her Instagram story on Monday, May 18, 2020, where she alao sent a prayer to people like herself suffering from the same unique condition.
In her own words: “Special prayers for those of us who suffer from anxiety attacks.”
Anxiety attack or panic attack is a mental health disorder characterised by feelings of worry, anxiety or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities.
The patient experiences sudden episode of intense fear or anxiety and physical symptoms, based on a perceived threat rather than imminent danger.
Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Tiwa’s surprise revelation comes on the heals of her saying that she might have to go naked in her next music video to upsurge the record of her previous project.
The 40-year-old singer disclosed this while speaking to BBC on what to expect from her forthcoming album entitled ‘Celia’.
She said: “I might just have to go butt naked in my next video because I don’t know what else I’m going to have to do to top that one!.”
“And, just to put it out there, this was done in Nigeria. All the cast is Nigerian, the director, the AP, everybody is Nigerian.
“I love the fact that I could present this to the label and say this was done in Africa by Africans, this is what we can do. Imagine when you invest in us even more, you would get amazing work.”
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