AFTER RECENT success in action comedy film The Lost City opposite Channing Tatum Sandra Bullock is set to star in upcoming film Bullet Train alongside Brad Pitt the trailer for which has just been released. Away from the silver 57 year old Bullock has spoken about a period of extreme stress in her life where she started to experience anxiety and alopecia.
The star who can be seen in 1994 classic Speed tonight on ITV4 shared a few years ago that a series of stressful situations in her life took their toll physically on her body leaving the star fearing that she was going to die. Speaking as part of a discussion with Jada Pinkett Smith Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield Norris Bullock said that she was not the same after a stalker broke into her home the final straw in a series of unfortunate events.In the build up to the break in Bullock explained that the first stressful situation involved her son Louis who suffered from a grand mal seizure leaving her worrying for his life.A grand mal seizure also known as a tonic clonic seizure is what some people associate with an epileptic fit. These types of seizures tend to happen in two stages the first known as the tonic stage and the latter the clonic stage. During the first stage individuals tend to lose consciousness. The body goes stiff and individuals may fall to the floor.
During the second stage individuals limbs tend to jerk about. They may lose control of their bladder or bowel and have difficulty breathing. Seizures tend to last for a few minutes leaving individuals confused tired or having difficulty remembering what happened.Following her young sons traumatic episode Bullock was left on edge. However things were to go from bad to worse as a few days later she was bitten by a poisonous spider and her hair started to fall out in clumps.The actress recalled I was looking at my body and I said its going to break. It was not responding well to what was happening.My hair starts falling out. I have alopecia spots everywhere. I am by the tub laying out hair counting one two. I literally had to take inventory If I do not pull it together I am gonna die. Something is going to happen to my body that t control and I can control almost everything.