By Erika Ramirez, N.Y.
Missy Elliott has revealed that she’s been suffering with Graves disease — an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid — as of 2008.
Missy reportedly shared details of the diagnosis with People Magazine, saying that the symptoms — including mood swings and weight loss —- affected her quickly and unexpectedly.
“I was [driving and] trying to put my foot on the brake, but my leg was jumping. I couldn’t keep the brake down and almost crashed,” Elliott said. “I couldn’t write because my nervous system was so bad — I couldn’t even use a pen.”
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