Health Celebrities

Health Celebrities

Famous People With Scoliosis

30 Famous People With Scoliosis

List of celebrities with scoliosis, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Scoliosis is a condition in which an individual’s spine is curved into an “S” or a “?” rather than being straight. Scoliosis is usually diagnosed in children and adolescents. It can be treated with physical therapy, surgery, bracing, stretching and exercise. Who is the most famous person …

30 Famous People With Scoliosis Read More »

16 Famous People with Cystic Fibrosis

List of Famous People with Cystic Fibrosis ranked by fame and popularity. Cystic fibrosis is a autosomal recessive genetic disorder that affects the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestines. Cystic fibrosis is caused by a gene mutation and there are no cures for the disorder. Gene therapy and transplantation can help treat some of the effects …

16 Famous People with Cystic Fibrosis Read More »

33 Famous People with Type 1 Diabetes

Test strips, blood sugar monitors, and insulin pumps are all part of a day in the life of someone living with Diabetes. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes have Type I Diabetes. Some of these celebrities were diagnosed with diabetes when they were children, while others developed the disease later on in life. Who is …

33 Famous People with Type 1 Diabetes Read More »

13 Famous People with Narcolepsy

This list of famous people with narcolepsy is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Narcolepsy is a disorder caused by the brain improperly regulating sleep-wake cycles. Narcolepsy is often confused with insomnia, as individuals who suffer from the disorder have trouble sleeping at night. Narcolepsy is thought to be caused by genetics or environmental issues …

13 Famous People with Narcolepsy Read More »

Athletes Who Quit Smoking

25 Athletes Who Quit Smoking

We all know that smoking has terrible health repercussions, such as emphysema, lung cancer, and heart problems. These former athletes quit smoking to save their lives–and their careers. Several famous MLB players, boxers, and golfers have quit smoking. Some of these athletes quit smoking after photos of them enjoying a cigarette surfaced, while others quit …

25 Athletes Who Quit Smoking Read More »

18 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Have Vitiligo

List of Celebrities with Vitiligo, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Vitiligo is a condition that effects the pigments of an individual’s skin. The cause of vitiligo is unknown and stress can worsen the disorder. Vitiligo can be treated by applying steroids and using ultraviolet light. In extreme cases an individual may opt to de-pigment …

18 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Have Vitiligo Read More »

Athletes Who Survived Cancer

33 Athletes Who Survived Cancer

Which athletes fought a battle with cancer and survived? Several famous NFL players, golfers, and Olympians have survived cancer. Some of these athletes were diagnosed with cancer during their professional careers, while others were diagnosed after they retired. One famous Olympian competed in a qualifying meet just one week after being diagnosed with cancer! Who is …

33 Athletes Who Survived Cancer Read More »

10 Celebrities Touched by Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is a complicated disease with a wide array of symptoms and causes. MS is caused when the insulating covers of the brain’s nerve cells and spinal chord become damaged; this can cause physical, mental, and sometimes psychiatric problems. If left untreated, MS can escalate to immobility or even death for the patient, so …

10 Celebrities Touched by Multiple Sclerosis Read More »