Nick Cannon has revealed that his ongoing health issues, including kidney failure and blood clots in his lungs, are the result of an "autoimmune disease that [doctors] found in my system," Cannon said to People. The illness, is similar to lupus -- which is a long-term autoimmune disorder that may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain and other organs.
"The blood clot thing was probably the scariest because I've known people who have passed away from that. I thought I was getting better, and then that happened, so that kind of came out of nowhere," the 31-year-old said.
TV and radio personality Nick Cannon is being forced to slow down his busy life, due to continuing health issues.
Cannon is stepping down as host of his New York City radio show "Rollin' with Nick Cannon" on 92.3 NOW, he has announced.
"Extra's" AJ Calloway caught up with Nick Cannon in Indianapolis at the Mike Epps and Friends Comedy Show at the 2012 Super Bowl -- and asked Nick how he was feeling after his health scare earlier this year.
Cannon said, "It was one of those things, you work through it. A little setback at the beginning of the year, but we moving now! We good."
Find out all the things Cannon has planned in the next year, including hosting the Super Bowl red carpet for NBC. "I can't stop, man! You get only one chance in life!"
"America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon released a video blog on his first day back at work after being hospitalized with mild kidney failure, exclaiming, "I'm back and I'm not dead!"
Cannon explained his recent medical issues were due to "overworking" his body.
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"America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon was released from L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center over the weekend, after being successfully treated for mild kidney failure.
Cannon's rep released this statement: "Nick Cannon was released over the weekend to be with his family. He is resting and recovering at home and would like to thank everyone who has expressed concern, well wishes and prayers. He plans to return to his live morning radio show broadcast 'Rollin' with Nick Cannon' on 92.3 NOW FM on January 17th, 6-10am EST."
Still in his Aspen hospital bed for mild kidney failure, Nick Cannon is improving. Wife Mariah Carey remains at his side, and tweeted Friday, "Nick is in stable condition with a good prognosis, hopefully he'll be discharged in 2 days. As always, he's laughing and in good spirits."
The songstress added a photo of them in bed, with a laptop resting on Cannon's lap while Carey kissed him on the cheek.
"America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon, 31, has been hospitalized in Aspen with mild kidney failure.
Superstar wife Mariah Carey tweeted a photo with her husband in his hospital bed, writing, "Please pray for Nick as he's fighting to recover from a mild kidney failure. #mybraveman."