is taking a step back from her show following a recent diagnosis of Graves disease. The daytime host announced on Wednesday s that in addition to her hyperthyroidism, which she had been aware of, she also has Graves, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. As a result, she will take three weeks off from her show to focus on her health. My doctor has prescribed are you ready? As of today, three weeks of vacation, Williams told the audience during the show. What? Who are you? I was pissed. Last week, she canceled several shows due to flu-like symptoms, which she posted about on social media, before going to the doctor this week. Despite the medical advice, Williams said she would be back in two [weeks]. I m not an heiress. Who is going to pay my bills? Are you serious? I m just saying, I come from working class. She added that Graves disease makes her eyes twitch, which was something viewers had noted before she did.
Williams previously made headlines about her health on Oct. 31, when
БGravesБ diseaseб squeezes the muscles behind the eyeballs,Б she explained, adding that it has made her eyeballs twitch. Williams admitted that her viewers spotted the eye issue before she did, adding that she attributed symptoms to focusing on her sonб KevinБs senior year of high school and applying to colleges as well as her work. After canceling an appointment with herб endocrinologist scheduled for December in favor of a business meeting, Williams finally saw the doctor on Tuesday. БMy doctor has prescribed Б are you ready? б Б as of today, three weeks of vacation,Б she announced. БWhat? Who are you? I was pissed. Б The TV personality joked, БIБll be back in two. IБm not an heiress Б who is going to pay my bills? Are you serious?
IБm just saying, I come from working class. Б Williams also had an important message to women to put their health first. БWhat I want to say to women, more than men, is stop putting everyone first because if weБre not good, theyБre not good,Б she said. The announcement comes after Williams canceled several shows last week because she was experiencing БI do go to the doctors today to find out what exactly it is,Б she explained. БI feel awful. I had to be talked out of going to work today and taking off a few days to get myself together. Б, which she attributed to feeling БoverheatedБ in her elaborate Statue of Liberty costume. The broadcast quickly cut to commercial, and Williams continued the show when they returned. READ MORE STORIES ONб BLACKAMERICAWEB. COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX:б б