Married At First Sight's Ines Basic reveals her painful health battle

Married At First Sight’s Ines Basic reveals her secret health battle which has left her in so much pain she ‘needs an ambulance’

She is one ofMarried At First Sight’s most outspoken brides.

But behind closed doors, Ines Basic has been struggling with a secret health battle.

The former legal assistant, 30, revealed on Thursday she was suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Health battle:Married At First Sight's Ines Basic revealed on Thursday she was suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Health battle:Married At First Sight’s Ines Basic revealed on Thursday she was suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

She shared a photo of herself lying on a coach and wrote: ‘Anyone else have cysts on their ovaries?’

‘Pretty sure I got one bursting right now. Need an ambulance,’ she added.

In September last year, Ines revealed she had also been diagnosed with scoliosis, which left her unable to exercise.

Candid:On Thursday, the 30-year-old revealed she has been suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Candid:On Thursday, the 30-year-old revealed she has been suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

‘I just found out that I’ve got scoliosis and I’ve got some damage to my nerves,’ she explained.

‘I’m doing spinal recovery treatment, five weeks to go before I can do any form of workout,’ she continued.

Ines, who is a Bosnian refugee, also revealed that she’s been in trauma therapy.

Health: She shared a photo of herself lying on a lounge and wrote: 'Anyone else have cysts on their ovaries'

Health: She shared a photo of herself lying on a lounge and wrote: ‘Anyone else have cysts on their ovaries’

‘I always keep it to myself, no one ever sees the work that I put in,’ she said.

‘If I started showing people it would just look outrageous. People think I’m demonic or something.’

Ines was branded a ‘villain’ during the 2019 season of Married At First Sight for her affair with Sam Ball, who was partnered with fan favourite Elizabeth Sobinoff.

Rise to fame:Ines was branded a 'villain' during the 2019 season of Married At First Sight for her affair with Sam Ball, who was partnered with fan favourite Elizabeth Sobinoff

Rise to fame:Ines was branded a ‘villain’ during the 2019 season of Married At First Sight for her affair with Sam Ball, who was partnered with fan favourite Elizabeth Sobinoff

WHAT IS POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects how a woman’s ovaries work which can lead to fertility issues.

The three main features of PCOS are:

Irregular periods which means the ovaries don’t regularly release eggs (ovulation). This can affect a woman’s ability to get pregnant.

Excess androgen high levels of ‘male hormones’ in the body, which may cause physical signs such as excess facial or body hair.

Polycystic ovaries the ovaries become enlarged and contain many fluid-filled sacs (follicles) which surround the eggs and can stop them from being released. It’s important to note that, despite the name, if you have PCOS you don’t actually have cysts.

Source: NHS Choices

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