Robert Downey Jr health: Actor's health battle revealed by family member - the symptoms

ROBERT DOWNEY JR, who has most recently portrayed Doctor Dolittle in Dolittle, has been drug-free since July 2003 after battling drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction can stem from a number of different factors, but one of the star's family members revealed a certain health condition was the reason he found it so difficult to stay sober.

Robert Downey Jr experienced a long cycle of drug and alcohol abuse in the past. But with the help of his wife, his family, therapy, yoga, and the practice of Wing Chun kung fu, the star has now been able to make his sobriety stick.

In December 2000, in an article for People magazine, Robert’s stepmother Rosemary told author Alex Tresnlowski the actor had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder “a few years ago”, and added the condition was “the reason he has a...
source: Express

2020-01-24 20:02
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