A Place In The Suns Laura Hamilton supported by fans as she shares bruised legs

A Place In The Sun's Laura Hamilton has addressed a health condition she suffers with a candid snap of her worrying bruises.

Taking to Instagram on Thursday night (November 3), Laura did a piece to camera while also sharing a clip of bruised legs.

Posting the video clip of her bruised legs on her stories, Laura then spoke to her followers and opened up about what she suffers from.

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Opening up about suffering from immune thrombocytopenia, the Channel 4 favourite got candid about how when she's stressed and works too hard she suffers flare ups.

She explained how the condition, referred to as ITP, usually happens when your immune system "mistakenly attacks and destroys platelets".

In the caption to her grid post, Laura shed some light on her current struggles and flare-up, writing: "Sometimes I do push myself a bit too hard and I will hold my hands up and say I've probably been doing that recently with my house build."

She then admitted: "My ITP has flared up," before touching on how she wishes to raise more awareness around the condition.

Taking to the comments section, fans were quick to praise Laura for her candour.

One person penned: "Well done for posting this video, it will help many people."

"Take care of yourself Laura. Sometimes you need to put yourself first," added another.

"Laura, you're an amazing lady & role model. Well done for speaking out, it will help others who might feel alone. Sending you lots of love," added a third.

A fourth then penned: "You never know what people are dealing with behind the scenes. Full marks Laura."

While a fifth said: "You're a lovely, remarkable young woman."

Laura is a much-loved presenter on Channel 4's A Place In The Sun, who actually burst onto telly screens in the 90s when she appeared on The Fun Song Factory – a kids TV show.

Her love for property came when she began renovating homes at just 19 years of age.

Laura been a presenter on the beloved Channel 4 TV show since 2011, and as well as the main show, she has also worked on the likes of A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun, A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun and A Place in the Sun: Home or Away.

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