1. Missy Elliot
Missy Elliot is a famous American musician. Although this woman has an exemplary skill in playing different kinds of musical pieces, graves disease affected her image in the public. Many people got surprised with her serious medical condition. One of the worst effects of this illness to a certain person is the possibility of goiter or sudden changes in the size and activities of the thyroid. It can cause irritability, sleeplessness and absence of voluntary muscle movements. Elliot was detected with Graves’ disease in 2008. However, the musician continued to pursue her dreams and aspirations as a famous individual in the music industry by ignoring her disease while performing in front of her fans and audiences. Until now, Missy Elliot is still alive and ready to render different kinds of music to the American people.
2. Marty Feldman
Marty Feldman is a popular British comedian who was also diagnosed and confirmed as a patient suffering from Graves’ disease. One of the signs of Graves’ disease present in this actor was his bulging eyes. Actually, the physical condition of his eyes was caused by the serious operation conducted in him to treat his illness. Graves’ disease is a serious threat in the life of a person. There’s always a very big possibility that a person who is positive with this kind of disease will also suffer from permanent paralysis and irritability. But Feldman didn’t surrender his dreams. Instead he continued to fulfill his dreams by becoming a famous comedian actor and a comedy writer in Britain for the rest of his life.
3. Sia Furler
Sia Furler is famous person in the world history who also suffered from Graves’ disease. This lady is a famous Australian singer who began to pursue her career in the different parts of the world particularly in United Kingdom. Her excellent skills in singing brought a lot of achievements and success in her life. But in 2010, Furler was diagnosed with Graves’ disease. The singer stopped from singing and performing in other countries for one year while resting and undergoing treatments. The disease didn’t stop the lady from continuing her career as a singer, so in 2011, she returned to the music industry and completed so many albums for her fans in different parts of the world. Until now, this singer is still rocking the world with her best collections of songs and musical pieces as if Graves’ disease didn’t attack her.
4. George H. W. Bush
Graves’ disease does not choose its victims. Regardless of the type of gender, age and race, this kind of disease may attack a person anytime and anywhere. One of the famous individuals in America named George H. W. Bush was also diagnosed with grave disease in 1991. Everyone in this world knows this guy. Bush was a former president of the United States and one of the major effects of the Graves’ disease in him is hyperthyroidism. As a result of the disease, Bush suffered from goiter for several days. But with the help of the radioactive iodine treatment, the former US president has successfully recovered and continued his excellent leadership in United States by taking synthetic thyroid hormone regularly to prevent the disease.