Free woman Nadia Sawalha makes fans cringe with awkward video sharing ‘debilitating’ health issue

Melanie Macleod

loose women star Nadia Sawalha is still open about how menopause has affected her, and on Tuesday the presenter gave a deeper insight into her experience.

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By posting a video on Instagram, Nadia, 57, explained that since her visit menopause, her eyes are getting drier and drier – although she’s had trouble with peepers all her life. “I suffered from sore, dry eyes for years, first because as a teenager I refused to wear my glasses, then as an adult I wore and sometimes overworn my contacts,” said she writes.

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WATCH: Nadia Sawalha shares her remedy for dry eyes

“Then when my menopause hit, like everything else, my eyes went dry too!” The presenter went on to explain how she coped with her dry eyes, explaining that Thealoz Duo eye drops are a “godsend” to soothe the problem. “As someone who has suffered with my eyes, I understand how debilitating it can be and how it can impact your daily life,” she added.

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In the video, Nadia can be seen lying down with the eye drops pressed into her eyes – and fans rushed to comment, with dramatic reactions.

‘That makes me cringe, fair play,’ one wrote, while another asked, ‘How did you not blink?’

Nadia Sawalha said she had had dry eyes all her life

Nadia explained that the video took a lot of practice to flow well, sharing that she uses the drops every day twice a day and her followers shared their love for the drops as well.

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“I’ve been using Thealoz Duo Eye Drops for a few years, really good,” one wrote. While another said, “Theolaz eye drops are ONE. Love them. If you know, you know.”

Thealoz Duo Eye Drops, £10.95, Amazon


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