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Jamie-Lynn Sigler Steps Out After Revealing Multiple Sclerosis Health Struggle

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Jan. 20 2016, Updated 3:32 p.m. ET

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Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler stepped out in Studio City, Calif. this week after it was revealed that the newlywed has been struggling with multiple sclerosis for nearly 15 years.

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After tying the knot with baseball player Cutter Dykstra over the weekend, Jamie-Lynn Sigler revealed tragic news she's been hiding for years: The former Sopranos star has multiple sclerosis.

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The newlywed was spotted in Studio City this week, looking somber but hopeful after sharing her health struggle.

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As Radar previously reported, insiders say the 34-year-old shared the news with family and friends prior to her January 16 wedding at the Parker Palm Springs hotel.

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"I wasn't ready until now," Sigler told PEOPLE magazine of revealing her illness. "You'd think that after all these years, somebody would be settled with something like this, but it's still hard to accept."

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Multiple sclerosis is a disease that involves damage to nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and causes physical and mental symptoms. Other celebrities with MS include Jack Osbourne, Montel Williams, Mitt Romney's wife Ann, and actress Teri Garr.

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Despite living without any symptoms for some years, Sigler told the publication that it's become worse over time.

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"I can't walk for a long period of time without resting. I cannot run. No superhero roles for me," she joked. "When I walk, I have to think about every single step, which is annoying and frustrating."

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Exclusive… Jamie-Lynn Sigler Steps Out In Studio City

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Sadly, this isn't first time that Sigler has been confronted by a major medical crisis.

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Exclusive… Jamie-Lynn Sigler Steps Out In Studio City

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She previously admitted to having suicidal thoughts back in 1999, when she was suffering from "exercise bulimia" in the early days of her hit HBO show. After her weight dropped to 80 pounds, she said, she was put on Prozac and recovered.

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What do you think of Jamie-Lynn's private health battle? Sound off in the comments below!

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