Famous People and Meniere’s Disease

People who have an invisible chronic illness deal with it in different ways. As we go about our day-to-day routines, we do our best to work around our illnesses. Some illnesses keep us home bound and unable to work while other illnesses affect us, but we are still able to have some sort of normalcy.

The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) have had links to a few articles on their Facebook page about some people who have been diagnosed with Meniere’s Disease, how it’s affected their lives and what they have learned.

(Image via NASA)

In honour of May 5, 2011 being the 50th anniversary of Alan Shepard being the first American astronaut to fly in space, ABC News has the article “Top 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Alan Shepard, First American Astronaut in Space“. (If you want, skip to number 1.)

(Image via the Daily Mail)

Chris Packham, the star of the BBC show Springwatch, was interviewed for an article in the Daily Mail about living with Meniere’s Disease.

(Image via Zap2it.com)

And finally, the web site Zap2it.com has a short interview with actress Katie Leclerc who discusses learning that Meniere’s Disease is more common than what she realized.



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