Amanda Seyfried reveals she takes medication for Ocd. The actress, singer-songwriter and child model. was for recognized when she started of in the Soaps, As The World Turns and All My Children, admits that she takes anxiety medication so she can control her obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The twenty seven year old Mama Mia star apparently suffers from panic attacks just before her promotional appearances on TV, she also allegedly confesses that she does one drink before time to relax her nerves. She tells InStyle magazine,
“I’ve never been fully sober when I’ve gone on shows.” And to help curb her everyday issues, Seyfried relies on anti-depressant Lexapro. She continues, “I have to do lots of things at the same time. It’s an obsessive-compulsive thing. So when I’m on the elliptical machine, which I do almost every day, I have to be knitting, playing Sudoko (puzzles), and listening to something… I’m too measured and controlling – about everything. That’s why I take Lexapro. It’s for Ocd.” But the blonde beauty insists her condition is manageable: “I don’t feel like I’m struggling with it. I think Ocd is a part of me that protects me. “It’s also the part of me that I use in my job, in a positive way. The only thing I’d like to get beyond is my fear of driving over bridges and through tunnels. I can’t overcome it.”
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