Singer Sia Reveals She Has a Neurological Disorder, Suffers From Chronic Pain - NECN

Singer Sia Reveals She Has a Neurological Disorder, Suffers From Chronic Pain

"Pain is demoralizing, and you're not alone," Sia wrote

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    Singer Sia Reveals She Has a Neurological Disorder, Suffers From Chronic Pain
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    In this March 17, 2019, file photo, Sia speaks onstage during The Daily Front Row Fashion LA Awards 2019 in Los Angeles.

    Singer Sia revealed in a Twitter post on Friday that she suffers from chronic pain and a neurological disease, NBC News reports.

    "I just wanted to say to those of you suffering from pain, whether physical or emotional, I love you, keep going," the "Cheap Thrills" songstress wrote in a post.

    Sia, whose real name is Sia Kate Isobelle Furler, said she suffers from a syndrome called Ehlers-Danlos.

    According to the Mayo Clinic, the syndrome is a group of inherited disorders that affects connective tissues, and symptoms typically include flexible joints and stretchy, fragile skin. People tend to suffer from joint pain and dislocations, according to the clinic's website.

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    In severe cases, the disorder can cause the walls of the person's blood vessels, intestines or uterus to rupture.