Australian pop star Sia reveals battle with chronic pain disorder

Last Updated: Oct 05 2019 19:07
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Australian singer-songwriter, Sia revealed that she suffers from a disease that gives her chronic pain.

In a tweet, she said that she had Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a rare condition that can cause joint pain and extreme fatigue.

Sia, 43, is known for being secretive about her life, and regularly hides her face under wigs and headgear.

She has had a string of solo hits and has written other songs for Rihanna, Beyonce, Katy Perry and Adele.

"I just wanted to say to those of you suffering from pain, whether physical or emotional, I love you, keep going," Sia tweeted on Friday. "Pain is demoralizing, and you're not alone".