Talk show host Wendy Williams was spotted out and about in NYC on Monday, June 17. The photos show she is suffering from edema (swelling) in both legs. Wendy has Graves' disease, an endocrine disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, also known as an overactive thyroid. Graves' disease does not commonly cause marked edema in both legs. The cause of her edema is unknown.
Posts Tagged: Health and wellness
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is ramping up HIV testing outreach efforts for Black homosexual men in the South.
The Trump administration hopes to eradicate HIV by 2030 by requiring all homosexual men and injection drug users take a daily PrEP pill.
Usher Raymond fans were shocked and saddened when a Georgia woman filed a lawsuit in 2018 accusing him of infecting her with the herpes virus.
Nothing ruins a sex symbol's public image like the knowledge that he has an incurable infectious STD. But all is not lost for Usher and other men and women infected with an STD.
A white, coated tongue is a common condition that is usually not a cause for concern unless it is an underlying sign of a medical condition.
We should all exercise daily whether we are pregnant or not. Doctors say exercising is good for both the pregnant woman and baby. Pictured above is rapper Cardi B "twerking" while performing onstage during day 3 of Coachella music festival in Indio, CA. Cardi is reportedly 8 months pregnant.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! I'm thankful and grateful for my loyal readers who take the time to read my posts. Blogging is hard, thankless work, but you inspire and motivate me.
Statistics show over 60 percent of adult black women are overweight and more than 40% of black women are obese. Obesity is defined as having considerably more body fat than is optimally healthy.
The recent untimely deaths of Internet stars Auntie Fee (pictured above) and Q Worldstar serve as reminders that heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.
For many people the first sign or symptom of heart disease is death. This is why heart disease is called the silent killer.
Last night, while I was editing photos, I noticed actress Samira Wiley had a dark vertical line on one of her thumbnails.
Most people have flat or slightly raised vertical lines or ridges on our fingernails and toenails. Long vertical lines that run the length of the nail are usually not a health concern.
But dark brown or black vertical lines or bands on nails should be evaluated by a doctor.
Did you know bacteria multiplies on refrigerated food at 40 degrees? Your refrigerator could be making you sick.