Bipasha Basu suffers from and is getting treated for acute Osteoarthritis, a condition that is rare among younger people or even who are in their thirties. Osteoarthritis is a condition that makes your bones weak and brittle, leaving you incapable of doing any strenuous exercise.
The condition was traced way back in 2005 when Bipasha hurt herself while working out on the treadmill. Over the years, exercising started becoming more difficult and there came a day when Bipasha even found it difficult to run on the treadmill. Even though the doctors asked her not to undertake any strenuous exercises, the brave lady of Bollywood has proven all of them wrong. Bipasha has not only conquered her disease, she is one of the fittest actors around. Being a fitness freak,not a day goes by when she misses her exercise routine.
So, how did she manage to do the impossible?
The actress is taking Glucosamine Chondrotin supplements which prevent cartilage damage during exercises. If you have Osteoarthritis, then your cartilages might get frequently damaged during intensive workouts. The actress takes good care of her body and ensures that she has a diet that is wholesome and good for the body. If you are wondering about how did she know about her medical condition, she had no knowledge about health and fitness and frequently went on crash diets to maintain her weight. Suddenly, one day, Bipasha started feeling an excruciating pain in her knees. In the coming days, she could barely stand. Bipasha called Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan who recommended some top doctors. The doctor treated Bipasha asked her to undergo an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Scan and the reports made her go numb with shock. The reports said that she is suffering from an extreme condition and her knees had become like that of a 65-year-old person. The condition was extremely rare in youngsters who are in their 20s and 30s. From there on, Bipasha made up her mind that she will take care of her body well and promised to be one of the fittest actors in the industry and the rest is history. Well, Isn’t that a story of inspiration for all of us?