David Beckham - a disabled person

David Beckham and his OCD


David Beckham was born on May 2nd 1975 is an English former professional footballer. He played for top teams across the globe such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and more.
In 2006, David Beckham first told he has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

What is OCD?

OCD is a disorder disease that makes the people think continuously about stuff that put them into anxiety. For example, thinking about what the boss told them earlier repeatedly.
Beckham spoken for the first time of his addiction to rearranging hotel rooms and lining up cans soft drinks to make "everything perfect". Beckham said he tried to break his cycle of repetitive behavior but he cannot stop. He explained he has the OCD where he has to have everything in order, straight line or pairs.
The world health organization lists OCD as among the 10 biggest causes of disabilities, yet many sufferers keep their illness hidden and they will not tell about it.

How to cure OCD?

There are some ways to treat the OCD such as psychotherapy or medications. The meds can help control the obsessions that the disease features. The other way is psychotherapy, which is the most effective treatment. The therapy involves gradually exposing you to an object that you fear, that makes the OCD happen, and having you learn healthy ways to cope with the anxiety. Exposure therapy takes effort and practice, but you may enjoy a better quality of your life once you learn to manage your obsessions.