The syndicated talk show host made the announcement during her show so she can focus on her health.
Wendy, 53, will take 3 weeks off - but joked that she would be back in 2. The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that produces hormones.
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Mayo Clinic cites Graves' disease as the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Wendy has been openly dealing with her Graves' disease for many years in addition to hyperthyroidism. Graves' disease without treatment can spiral into another disease called Graves' ophthalmopathy, which can cause double vision, light sensitivity, eye pain and vision loss, though the latter is rare, according to the NIH. "It's like I'm constantly high - but I'm not high!" The disease affects one in 200 people in the US, but what exactly does it do to the body?
No one is sure why Graves' disease develops but it is thought to be a combination of both genetic and environmental factors. Those hormones control how your body uses energy, but because of this, too many thyroid hormones affect almost every part of your body. Williams explained that she attributed not feeling well to menopausal hormonal changes in her body and the stress of raising a teenager. "As of today, three weeks of vacation", she told the in studio audience and viewers at home. I'm not an heiress! "Who's gonna pay my bills?" "Are you serious? I'm just saying, I come from working class". "Get your mammograms, get stuff checked out", she urged the women in the audience. At the time, Williams said she became dehydrated and overheated because of the heavy Halloween costume she was wearing.
As for the replacement issue, due to Williams slamming this idea, the network is going to air re-runs instead.