Tag Archives: sjogrens syndrome

  • Venus Williams’ Sjogren’s Syndrome ‘Took Seven Years’ To Diagnose

    Oct 16, 13 by PJ 1 Comment

    *Tennis superstar Venus Williams made the brave decision to go public in 2011 about her auto-immune disease Sjogren’s Syndrome, but hasn’t been as vocal about it since then. Well, Williams stopped by “Dr. Oz” and explained to the physician why doctors took so long to even realize what was making her sick. “The reason it […]

  • Venus Williams Out of Wimbledon after First Round Loss

    Jun 26, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *For the first time in her career, five-time champion Venus Williams went out in the opening round of Wimbledon with a 6-1 6-3 loss to Russia’s Elena Vesnina. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The former world number one started the match with two double faults and was never able to match the energy of Vesnina, […]

  • Venus Williams Follows Serena Out of French Open

    May 31, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *With Venus Williams’ 6-2, 6-3 second-round loss to Agnieszka Radwanska on Wednesday and her sister Serena’s historic first-round loss on Tuesday, the 2012 French Open marks the earliest exit by the Williams sisters at a Grand Slam tournament. Third-seeded Radwanska hit only six unforced errors en route to her victory. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] […]

  • Serena Supporting Venus’s New Diet; Eating More Raw Foods

    Apr 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

      *Serena Williams says she has changed her diet in support of big sister Venus and her new health challenges. Serena said she’s cut down on eating chicken and fish and is eating more raw foods like Venus, who adopted the change to help her body cope with Sjogren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease that can […]

  • Venus Williams to Reboot Fashion Line at Sony Ericsson Open

    Mar 19, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Venus Williams is expected to re-launch her EleVen fashion line at this week’s Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament in Miami. The tennis star, who took six months off to seek treatment for autoimmune disease Sjogren’s syndrome, will return to the court this week, bringing new items from her EleVen label with her, reports WWD. ”EleVen […]

  • Venus to Make Her Come Back Against Serena Next Week

    Nov 20, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Venus Williams is ready to get back in the game. She’s been spending time dealing with a recently diagnosed health issue, Sjogren’s syndrome, a disease of the immune system that can cause fatigue and joint pain. The athlete has revamped her diet to include more veggies to help her along and make her big come […]