Wendy Williams Shares Health Concerns After Dropping Promos for Talk Show
Due to health concerns, Wendy Williams has had to postpone advertising her long-running daytime talk program before the autumn season begins. She previously took a sabbatical from the show in May 2020 due to health issues relating to Graves’ illness. Still, her team did not disclose any additional information on the latest worries. Season 13 of The Wendy Williams Show will premiere on Monday, September 20.
The American television host posted on Instagram, “Wendy is dealing with some ongoing health issues and is undergoing further evaluations.” Williams added, “She will not be able to complete her promotional activities next week, but can’t wait to be back in her purple chair on Monday, September 20 for the 13th season premiere.” Thousands of followers hurried to send Williams, 57, get well soon wishes despite the lack of facts in the article.
The media personality revealed in February 2018 that she would be taking a three-week hiatus from the show after being diagnosed with Graves’ illness and hyperthyroidism. Wendy told Good Morning America when she returned the following month that she felt much better. She intended to prioritize her health over her work.
“I feel a hundred percent better than I was a few months ago. I had a storm going in my body is the best way I can explain it, “Williams said on GMA in March 2018. “It was caused by my failure to keep my six-month endocrinologist appointment. Graves’s illness and hyperthyroidism are both present in my case. She added, “You don’t have to have one to have the other, but I have both, and I’ve had both since I was 19 years old.”
Furthermore, Williams was forced to leave the program in January 2019 after breaking her shoulder and developing Graves’ disease symptoms that need treatment. Just a few weeks after her show transitioned to being taped remotely from her apartment, she needed to take another vacation in May 2020. ” Wendy has recently started experiencing lethargy as a result of Graves’ disease symptoms.
According to the Mayo Clinic, Graves’ disease is an immune system disorder that leads to an overproduction of thyroid hormones known as hyperthyroidism. Williams took a break from the show in consultation with her doctor and as a precautionary measure. She did not return until September 2020 to begin her 12th season. “While a variety of illnesses can induce hyperthyroidism, Graves’ disease is a common cause,” according to the Mayo Clinic. “Graves’ disease has a wide range of signs and symptoms because thyroid hormones affect many different body systems. Graves’ illness can affect anyone, but it is more common in women and those under the age of 40.”
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