Healthy Living

Wife of Eagles Co-Founder Glenn Frey Sues Hospital for Negligence

He had developed RA and ulcerative colitis by age 52

Touring and working all of the time took its toll on the musician. By the age of 52, Frey had developed two autoimmune diseases: rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis. Although the exact causes of these autoimmune diseases remain unknown, they are characterized by having an immune system that attacks an individual’s own body and stays active all of the time, instead of warding off germs and then settling down quietly.