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10 Celebrities With Surprising Diseases (VIDEO)

07/22/2014 01:48 EDT | Updated 07/22/2014 01:59 EDT

On screen and on the red carpet, it may seem like our favourite celebrities live the perfect lives — which is why you will be just as surprised as us to see this list of famous people battling surprising diseases.

From television actors to superstar athletes to well-known singers, the video above by GeoBeats goes through each celebrity and how their illness has influenced their careers, and what they've done to seek treatment. The video also has insight into what each disease actually means.

Find out which one of your favourite singers suffers from tachycardia, which famous actor gets incredibly painful headaches and what Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with in 2011.