Shannen Doherty: Crohn’s Disease

Inspirational Celebs with Diseases
Shannen Maria Doherty is an American actress, producer, author, and television director known for her work in Little House on the Prairie, Heathers, Our House, 90210 (TV series), and Charmed. In 1999, Shannen broke the news that she has Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disease that causes an inflammation of the intestinal tract and symptoms that include severe abdominal cramps and diarrhea. There is no cure, but the disease can go into temporary remission on its own for periods of time.

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