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.
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: