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Emma Stone Talks About Anxiety Disorder Struggles; 'La La Land' Star Suffered From Panic Attacks [Video]

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Actress Emma Stone attends the 2nd Annual StyleMaker Awards hostd by Variety and WWD at Quixote Studios West Hollywood on Nov. 17, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo : Getty Images / Alberto E. Rodriguez/)

Emma Stone, the star behind the successful movie, "La La Land" shared that she used to suffer from panic attacks, as she faced the struggles of having anxiety disorder. Yet, she has finally overcome the tough phase in her life.

According to a recent report from Elite Daily, Emma Stone shared her struggles from anxiety disorder and panic attacks in the past. The "La La Land" star stated how she used to get panic attacks when she was still a young girl and how she did not have a normal life.

Emma Stone Struggled With Separation Anxiety Disorder And Panic Attacks

Emma Stone is not exempted in having problems in life, as she recently shared how much she suffered for having anxiety disorder when she was a kid. This is why she wants to help kids who are suffering the same problems. For the successful "La La Land" star, she never lived a normal childhood.

"I truly, as a kid, did not think I would ever be able to move away from home or be apart from people I had separation anxiety with," the actress said. "I did not want to go to my friends’ houses or hang out with anybody, and nobody really understood. Sometimes while it is happening, like while I am in a phase of big turmoil, it feels like it is never gonna end but it does."

The "Easy A" actress signed up with an organization called, "Child Mind Institute," which helps children with learning and mental health disorders. She is lined up with other celebrities who are helping the campaign, such as Michael Phelps and Jesse Eisenberg.

How To Overcome Anxiety Disorder

Meanwhile, Forbes unveiled that there are ways to overcome anxiety, which can be caused by situations in life like troubles in family, friends, and career. The publication suggested that people with anxiety should learn to relax, exercise, take care of themselves, and seek help when needed.

“If you speak up, if you get a diagnosis and if you get treatment, Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, head of the Child Mind Institute campaign said. "Your life can be as full and as productive as anyone’s."

For people who are experiencing anxiety disorders and panic attacks, Emma Stone could serve as an inspiration of not giving up during struggles in life.

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