Wendy Williams reveals Graves' disease diagnosis, takes hiatus


Wendy Williams announced she has been diagnosed with hyperthyroid Graves disease. I know it's real weird in our country, but get your pap smears not once a year, but twice a year. "I feel like there are birds swimming around my head", she said.

She said, "Graves' disease squeezes the muscles behind your eyeballs and so that's the reason for". In addition, she said, she has experienced weight loss, trouble sleeping, difficulty swallowing, rapid heartbeat and intolerance for heat. "Y'know, like a cartoon?" As of today, three weeks of vacation", she told her fans, going on to relay her initial reaction to the medical advice: "What? "I was pissed. Encore performances, really?"

"My doctor has prescribed. are you ready?" "I'll be back in two".

The report quotes a rep for the show saying: "Wendy is a true champion and has never missed a day of work".

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Mayo Clinic cites Graves' disease as the most common cause of hyperthyroidism.

Williams cancelled several shows last week, after taking to social media to announce that she was suffering from flu-like symptoms.

The show will reportedly be in repeats during the hiatus. She made her announcement live on the air, explaining to her audience that Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder the leads to the overproduction of thyroid hormones or hyperthyroidism.

Williams had a scare last Halloween when she fainted during her live broadcast.