The heartthrob of many, Selena Gomez has a deadly autoimmune disease, lupus where the body's immune system attacks its own tissues and cells as if they are foreign entities. The disease cannot be completely treated and its inflammation can range from the skin to brain tissues.
The man who had made us laugh over the years, Charlie Sheen confessed he had succumbed HIV on a tv show,“Today” in 2015. The human immunodeficiency virus destroys the immune cells called T cells of the body making the person with HIV more vulnerable to other diseases.
Termed as the hottest man in the plane by many magazines, the invincible “Wolverine” is not so much in real life. Hugh Jackman has undergone treatment for skin cancer at least four times since 2013. Basal cell carcinoma is not considered fatal and is a very common form of skin cancer.
4. Michael J Fox
Michael J Fox had lived with Parkinson's disease for over 25 years andis an inspiration to many struggling from the incurable illness. The “Back to the Future” actor set up the Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000 for the cure and treatment of Parkinson's disease. P.D mainly affects the central nervous system and is a progressive disease that worsens over time.
The singer and actress suffers from a type of heart condition called the tachycardia where the heart rate exceeds the normal resting rate. When the hearts beats too fast, it cannot supply enough oxygen to the different organs and tissues resulting in a number of problems such as shortness of breath, heart palpitations, etc.
Baywatch” star had been the fantasy of many men in the 80s and 90s revealed that she has hepatitis c which is a condition in which the virus affects the functioning of the liver. Although the disease ain't fatal it can cause severe stomach ache and the long-term effects can lead to liver cirrhosis.
7. Jon Hamm Jonathan
Daniel Hamm known for his performances in “Mad Men”, “
The Town” etc has a condition calledvitiligo where the pigments in the skin gets affected resulting in patches of white over the skin. The disease can either be localized or spread throughout the skin. As of now, the cause of the disease is known and no effective cure has been found for it till date.
Tom Hanks, renowned as one among the greatest actors of all time, announced that he has type 2 diabetes in 2013, which is the most common form of the disease. The disease, although is very common now can affect the eyes and kidneys if not regularly monitored.
Kim Kardashian found out about her medical condition during the shoot of the “Keeping up with the Kardashians”. Psoriasis is a type of autoimmune disorder which results in the body's immune system attacking its own cells and tissues. The disease cannot be permanently cured and it results in silvery patches over the body.
10. Catherine Zeta Jones
The actress known for her role in “The Chicago” succumbed to Bipolar 2 disorder which is a type of mental disorder characterized by wild mood swings. She had to go through a very rough phase of her life when her husband
Michael Douglas met with stage 4 throat cancer. Although he fully recovered from the illness, it took a severe toll on her.