Victoria Justice is ready to talk about her recent health struggle.
In the November issue of Health magazine, the brunette beauty revealed that she suffers from a medical condition that affects her autoimmune system.
"A few years ago, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's, which is a thyroid autoimmune disorder."
That sounds awful.
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It turns out, the disease results in an underactive thyroid gland, and can also disrupt your metabolism. Some of the symptoms include weight change and acne.
The 22-year-old said she had difficulty coming to terms with the breakouts she was getting:
"All my life I've always had great skin, so it was really devastating."
She also commented that her body seemed to fluctuate fairly drastically:
"Also, at first, I was losing a lot of weight, then I went on tour and I started gaining weight, and it was the most I'd ever gained in my life. I was, like, 115 pounds. Then when I filmed a movie last summer, I actually went under 100 pounds."
While all of the physical side-effects were upsetting, the former Nickelodeon star said her loved ones really helped her cope: