Sen was diagnosed with Addison’s disease in 2014 and was taking steroids as part of treatment. Here’s how the autoimmune condition can impact heart. “I suffered a heart attack a couple of days back…Angioplasty done…stent in place…and most importantly, my cardiologist reconfirmed ‘I do have a big heart’
Addison’s disease, also called adrenal insufficiency, is an uncommon illness that occurs when the body doesn’t make enough of certain hormones. In Addison’s disease, the adrenal glands make too little cortisol and, often, too little of another hormone, aldosterone.
Former Miss Universe and Bollywood actor Sushmita Sen on Friday took to Instagram to inform her fans she suffered a heart attack a few days back and underwent angioplasty – a procedure used to open blocked coronary arteries caused by coronary artery disease. Updating about her current health status, the Bengali beauty added that ‘all is well and I am ready for some life again.’ (Also read: Sushmita Sen suffered heart attack two days ago: ‘Angioplasty done, stent in place; doctor confirmed I have a big heart’)
“I suffered a heart attack a couple of days back…Angioplasty done…stent in place…and most importantly, my cardiologist reconfirmed ‘I do have a big heart’. Lots of people to thank for their timely aid and constructive action…will do so in another post! This post is just to keep you (my well wishers and loved ones) informed of the good news …that all is well and I am ready for some life again!!! I love you guys beyond!!!!” wrote Sushmita Sen on Thursday updating her fans about her health.