Top 10 Celebrities With Chronic Illness
An apple a day keeps the doctor away!
Talk about doctors, I am pretty sure you know where this is going! Yes I am going to tell you some of the hottest celebrities and their worst night mares. As much as we call them one of our favorites because of the roles they have played in one of the best movies. Some of them are actually suffering like crazy! And not the diabetic kind of suffering I am talking of chronic pain diseases and trust me it’s not easy to live with something like that!
The pain that they go through on a daily basis and the amount of drugs that they take in! Well there is no count to that. It’s kind of UNLIMITED!
Here are some of the top 10 celebrities with chronic illness :
1. Toni Braxton
She is not just a famous actress but also a pianist, musician, producer, singer and a lot of other things because this list is going to go on and on and there is no end to it. She has won six Grammy awards. Wow she knows how to create a track record. Well she is also in a lot of pain at all times. She had been diagnosed with lupus and APS at the age of 15! It can affect any part of the body! But she has been fighting it ever since! Talk about horror!
2. Halle Berry
She has been an all time favorite of mine and will always be! She won the all teen award! Talk about popularity in high school! She is also another actor suffering from type 1 diabetes. This in most cases can cause a lot of harm to the body and makes the person insulin dependent and also makes her a must to avoid all kinds of sweets! But she has been strong and has been making the effort to fight back!
3. Missy Elliott
Missy Elliott is a song writer, rapper and a producer and also she has been very prominent in the industry. She is also the only rapper who has been published with six albums by the RIAA. But suffers from a disease known as graves! And this was the reason for her to withdraw from the industry. The symptoms got so severe that she couldn’t even hold a pen properly!
4. Catherine Zeta-Jones
Mrs. Jones is also another famous actress who has been in the industry for quiet sometime and has also done a sum of thirty movies altogether! She is also received awards for best supporting actress. But had been diagnosed Bipolar 2 disorder which makes her either a hypomania or into major depression. She has been on treatment for quite a while. And she is not a quitter!
5. Lucille Ball
She is damn funny and has made us laugh more than once. When I say this I am talking by profession she is a comedian and also an actress. She has been on soap operas for quite a while and has made her way through! She was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis and has affected her joints talk about constant pain!
6. Marcia Cross
Desperate housewives! Does it ring a bell? Well if it does she must be one of your all time favorites as well. She has been in the acting field for quite a while now and has won many awards. But has also had severe migraines for quite some time now and has been dealing with it since the age of 14.
7. Pamela Anderson
Everyone loves Baywatch star Pamela Anderson but caught Hepatitis C in the process while sharing a needle with her ex-husband tom lee for a tattoo which costs her life. When she starts to think that she has less time to live and has been in that constant fear ever since! I mean who wouldn’t!
8. Miley Cyrus
She was every teenage girl’s fantasy and she will always be. She is also a singer, wrapper and an amazing actress. She has never stopped amazing the world. But in 2009 she revealed that she had tachycardia which made her heartbeat a little out of the ordinary. She also says there is not a single day that she doesn’t think about her heart when she is on stage!
9. Robin Roberts
Robin is a classic example of a fighter in spite of her severe and chronic health issues. She had been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 when this was not enough she was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in 2012 but she has been fighting ever since. She deserves a standing ovation!
10. Rosie O’Donnell
She is no doubt amazing as a comedian and also a controversial one too. But then she had been having serious health issues and had suffered from a heart attack because of blocked arteries and with surgery she had recovered but it had been frightening and also a situation she never wanted again!
These women have suffered a lot in their lives even with a busy schedule in life but they made sure that they never risked anything till the very end but sustained and fought till the very end! That’s what makes them different from the rest. Because they fought back and never gave up on themselves!