Vicky Pattison visits Houses of Parliament to discuss importance of women’s health
Vicky, alongside Naga Munchetty discussed the struggles of PMDD with a select committee.
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Reality television personality Vicky Pattison - who found fame on Newcastle-based series Geordie Shore - recently visited Houses of Parliament to deliver a powerful speech on the importance of women’s reproductive health.
35-year-old Vicky, who currently hosts her own podcast named The Secret To, has been incredibly open and honest about her own reproductive health struggles, and her journey to starting a family with her fiancee Ercan Ramadan, on both her podcast and social media platforms.
Last week, Vicky attended Houses of Parliament alongside BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty to discuss the impact of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), and how they feel their struggles have been ignored or dismissed in the past.
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Vicky posted a carousel of images and video to her Instagram account revolving around her visit to Houses of Parliament and her PMDD.
The post included a clip of Vicky’s speech, where she discussed the mental health struggles associated with the disorder. She said: “The cost for me has always come at a quality of my life.”
Vicky also expressed sympathy for Naga, who has struggled with PMDD from a young age, and revealed she didn’t discover that she had PMDD until her thirties.
“There needs to be better support for them, ” Vicky said, referring to young people diagnosed with PMDD.
Vicky uploaded a lengthy caption alongside her post, explaining what PMDD is, a demand for support, education and awareness for those struggling with the disorder, and more about her visit to Houses of Parliament.
Vicky also appeared on Good Morning Britain to further discuss PMDD, and the way it has affected her life.