From a young age, all Jaime King understood was discomfort.
“What I was taught is, if you’re a woman and you menstruate, it’s painful and it sucks and you just deal with it,” the starlet just recently detailed to E!News “Like, cramps, headaches, throwing up, this and that, it’s just sort of par for the course.”
With discussions around uncomfortable durations, actually any durations, mainly “stigmatized,” she continued, “I just assumed that’s how s–tty it was—that three weeks out of every month, I’m going to be really sick and not know what’s going on with me and have a hard time sitting, standing, walking, moving, just functioning throughout my life.”
Being not able to stroll three-quarters of the month not being very favorable to the flourishing modeling profession she had actually gone for age 14– positioning for the similarity Vogue, Allure and Seventeen while strutting down Chanel and Christian Dior runways– the Nebraska native started looking for responses. But after years of playing doctor bingo, it wasn’t up until she spoke with obstetrician-gynecologist Dr Randy Harris, “my ninth medical professional,” she kept in mind, that she lastly got a correct medical diagnosis.