6 Celebrities We Didn't Know Are Battling With Diseases
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You must be praying hard for Selena Gomez as she is battling with Lupus right now. You must also be concerned that with chemotherapy and other medicines, she is losing tremendous amounts of hair.
But there are many other celebrities suffering from serious diseases you might not know about:
1. Michael J. Fox
The “Back To The Future” star Michael J. Fox is battling with Parkinson’s and was first diagnosed in 1991. Parkinson’s is a long-term disorder linked to the central nervous system, affecting the motor system. He heads the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which was formed in 2010, and has raised around 450 million dollars for this cause.
2. Kim Kardashian
The celebrity who broke the internet with her nude selfies, and is a known beauty queen, suffers with psoriasis. Often misguided as a rash, ringworm, or other skin irritation, this autoimmune disease affects around 7.5 million Americans. Kim relies on various topical treatments to keep her disease in control.
3. Paula Abdul
The “So You Think You Can Dance” judge suffers from Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) syndrome, which is characterized by a burning-type pain, tenderness, and swelling. She was diagnosed with RSD in 2005.
4. Sarah Michelle Gellar
Buffy from “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” is suffering from scoliosis, a medical condition that makes her spine curve sideways. She uses pilates and a combination of other exercises to cope with this disorder.
5. Lil Wayne
This famous rapper is battling with epilepsy. It is the fourth most common neurological disorder that affects people of all ages. He’s had many seizures and generally hides it from people.
6. Missy Elliot
This American rapper is suffering from Grave’s disease, wherein the immune system attacks the thyroid glands, causing the throat and eyes to swell. Other symptoms include anxiety, sleep problems, fatigue, weight loss, sweating, sensitivity to heat, brittle hair, and menstrual irregularities.
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