Sandra OhMay have been a physician on Grey’s Anatomy but off-screen, the job was creating some serious health issues for the actress.

A recent Variety “Actors on Actors” conversation, presented by Apple TV+, Oh reflected on the physical toll of being thrust into the spotlight amid the success of the ABC medical drama.

She shared the following: “Honestly, it got me sick.” Squid Game actress Jung Ho-yeon. “My whole body felt very, very sick. Even though you keep on working, but it’s just like, ‘Oh, I can’t sleep. Ouch, my back hurts. I don’t know why my skin is so red.”

Sandra shared that she was not subject to the same social media pressures as stars such today like Ho-yeon, but her “life has changed very significantly” since then. Grey’s AnatomyPremiered 2005.

It’s difficult to picture, as this was almost 20 years ago,” she said. “So the context is very different, but the stress is the same, or the confusion is the same, When people are in extremely amazing, privileged, heavy responsibility positions like this—your personal health is, I think I realized, came first.”