Halima Abubakar who will be 30 in June said the reason for her depression was as a result of her split from her ex-boyfriend.
Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar has candidly opened up about her past struggle with depression.
The famous movie star in an interview with Encomium spoke about how depression affected her health and general well-being. "A lot of people don’t really understand what being depressed is. Some may say they are sad, they are not but depressed. But what happens is that they don’t know they’re depressed, they’re just sad" said the actress.
"Initially, I thought I was just low, until I started having migraine. I couldn't’t sleep. At a point, I couldn't’t even sleep for two weeks. You wouldn't’t believe it, I was thinking I had migraine, the doctor said I had typhoid. So, we’re treating typhoid and before I knew it, I was hospitalized. I was in the hospital for a week, treating typhoid" she further said.
Halima Abubakar who will be 30 in June said the reason for her depression was as a result of her split from her ex-boyfriend. "I broke up with my boyfriend and I didn’t handle it well. Not me alone, we both didn’t handle the situation well. But you know I am a woman, we all react differently." Halima Abubakar started dating the unidentified man in 2013. They broke up later, and got back in 2014 before their final split.
"I was under medication for a while. Of course, I have my family with me, each of them came after the other to keep me company" revealed Halima Abubakar during her down period.
During her battle with depression she did not act any movies. "I didn’t accept any role that period because I shot like two or three roles that time but I didn’t feel like I used to."
The actress has now gotten over her depression, and is getting set to celebrate her 30th birthday.