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Sasha Pieterse opens up about weight gain

Sasha Pieterse opens up about weight gain”

Dancing With the Stars season 25 is only in its second week, but the competition has already had an impact on contestant Sasha Pieterse.

Sasha Pieterse revealed on Tuesday night's "Dancing with the Stars" she gained 70 pounds over two years due to a hormone condition called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). "Being on the show, I've lost over 15 pounds".

The actress also revealed an exciting news about the upcoming "Pretty Little Liars" spin-off which she said has been in the works since a year ago.

Sasha said that "very recently", she was diagnosed with PCOS, a hormone imbalance that can cause irregular and/or long periods, as well as excess male hormones that can cause increased facial and body hair, severe acne, and hair loss, according to the Mayo Clinic. Pretty Little Liars actress Sasha Pieterse bravely opened up about her weight gain over the years during the latest episode of Dancing With the Stars. "Now, I'm seeing results", Sasha said about being on DWTS. She poses on the red carpet in 2014 on the right.

"I'm feeling like me again", the actress said, per People. "But I don't know, I went through a hard time, so feeling like me again, it means the world honestly". 'It was really, really hurtful the way people reacted. "That makes me feel even more excited for the next week". "What I want [is] for people to have awareness because so many women have it and they don't know and if you don't catch it in time, it leads to [things like] ovarian cancer and breast cancer and all kinds of things that women deal with all the time", Pieterse pointed out in a post-show interview with Entertainment Tonight.

The actress said backstage she follows a healthy diet, noting, "I was exercising like insane and eating the best that I could before so this just heightens it". "It's been an wonderful experience", she said.



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