When David Bowie died of brain cancer, most of us were shocked by the news. We believed that that he was just enjoying his life, and making music, or enjoying the family. There was no mention of it in the news, or anything that was leaked from viable sources—not even social media. Why hide his disease? When we are going through a battle of any kind we mostly like to not have to share it with the world. Only a few people are allowed in. People ask questions for the wrong reasons, and we’re not sure of motives—perhaps this was Bowie’s case. When people are hit with an illness they are processing it the best they can and if they’re receiving treatment? The reality is still setting in and people go into survival mode. However, this not just for cancer, this can be linked to diabetes, mental illness, celiac, IBS, or people dealing with a weak bladder. All of these can keep people from wanting to share the challenges they face. That is their right. Here are five diseases that people are dealing who might not share the news.