Award-winning Indian journalist Rana Ayyub gets anxiety attacks

New Delhi, August 09 (KMS): Prominent Indian journalist Rana Ayyub has announced that she was taking a break from work due to mental health issues and anxiety attacks.

Award-winning journalist, Rana Ayyub in an Instagram post said that the government has doubled up its intimidation at work and all of it is taking a toll on her mental health. She added she was fighting it and will resume work soon.

She also stated that she will be writing in detail the events of the past seven weeks to let people know that she cannot be brave all the time.

She also wrote that one of her important hour-long international shows last week had to be canceled as she went blank and numb adding that she has also been suffering anxiety attacks and palpitations induced by stress. “It has been one of the toughest weeks of my life,” she wrote in the post.

“I have taken a short break from work to fight this battle. Till such time, I am at home, spending time with my family, allowing myself this period of vulnerability. Inshallah I will be back soon” she added.

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