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She also told her fans her doctor prescribed her a three-week break to focus on the autoimmune disease and her hyperthyroidism.
Williams has battled a thyroid condition for years; however, she told viewers her thyroid had been acting “totally cattywampus.” Still, she attributed her symptoms to menopause and the stress of helping her son Kevin apply to college. But after a while she couldn’t ignore the signs. She also credited viewers with picking up on key indicators, including symptoms with her eye.
“You caught it before I did,” she said.
Wendy Williams Gives Fans an Update on Her Health After Canceling Shows
“So what I want to say to women, more than men, is stop putting everyone first,” she said. ‘Cause if we’re not good, they’re not good.”
Williams gave fans an update on her health last week after she cancelled shows because she was feeling “fluish.” She also thanked them for their support.
“I guess when you don’t take a sick day EVER in 25 years the ground is supposed to shake! LOL!” she wrote on Instagram. “I ride or die for my craft. I appreciate all of the tremendous love and support from everyone—especially my incredible staff.”