On a video message posted during the Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation 2018 Patients and Family Conference, Wendy Williams said her life has "completely changed" since Graves’ disease returned last year, according to Page Six.
Williams said she was initially diagnosed with both Graves’ disease and a thyroid disease 19 years ago, but she was taking medication that helped it. "I had the radioactive iodine medication, taking my pill a day, minding my own business." But she said, "Then back in the fall or maybe around July of last year, I started feeling weird in the head but I’m thinking, ‘OK, this is maybe a casualty of menopause or we were ramping up for season nine of the ‘Wendy Show.’ So, it wasn’t until I passed out on my own show in October that … Anyway, life has completely changed."
Williams said the problem ended up being that she was taking the wrong dose of the medication to help her, and that it could take six months to a year for the medication to level off, making her off balance sometimes, which is why she wears flats, and can no longer wear stilettos.