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Wendy Williams Reveals 3-Week Hiatus After Being Diagnosis With Graves’ Disease [VIDEO]

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Wendy Williams announced on her talk show that she will be on a hiatus for approximately three weeks so she can focus on her health. Williams have been diagnosed with Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism.

“My thyroid has been totally cattywampus and that is the eye thing that you all have been seeing. You caught it before I did,” she told her audience.

"My thyroid, my hyperthyroid is attached also to Graves' disease. Graves' disease squeezes the muscles behind your eyeballs and so that's the reason for -- " and paused and opened her eyes wide.


According to Mayo Clinic

Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones. The symptoms that include weight loss, irritability, bulging eyes, anxiety, fatigue and heat sensitivity. 

Rerun episodes will be air during her absence. 

Feel better Wendy.



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