How Did Johnny Cash Die?

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In 1997 Johnny Cash was diagnosed with Shy - Drayer syndrome, a Nero-degenerative disease. This diagnosis was later altered to autonomic neuropathy a condition associated with diabetes. He was then further hospitalized in 1998 with pneumonia which severely damaged his lungs. On the 12th September 2003 he died from diabetic complications whilst in hospital. Johnny Cash died less that four months after his wife June Carter Cash passed away.  

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Johnny Cash was an infamous country rock singer from the USA. He became ill in 1997, when he was diagnosed with the degenerative disease Shy-Drager syndrome, (a rare, progressively degenerative disease of the autonomic nervous system.)

This diagnosis however was later altered to autonomic neuropathy associated with diabetes (affecting mostly the internal organs such as the bladder muscles.) Cash's illness forced him to give up his touring circuit.

He was hospitalized in 1998 with severe pneumonia. He died on 12 September 2003 just three days after being discharged from Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, following a bout of pancreatitis.

Cash was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. Two years before his death, in 2001, he received the National Medal of the Arts for artistic excellence.
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R.I.P Good Man, He Was The Best Singer Ever. I Only Heard Him a Week Ago And Did Not Know He Was Dead.
Ring Of Fire Was Brilliant And So Was Hurt.
So All I Wonted To Say Was ...
R.I.P your a brilliant singer and keep strong n heaven
Love you :( xx
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nettie answered
Johnny Cash died from diabetes and neuropathy sept, 12, 2003 and was born February 26, 1932.....the best to you◘
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bhagavath ram answered
Johnny Cash died from respiratory failure due to complications from
diabetes.  He had also been hospitalized for an unspecified stomach
ailment a few weeks before his death, and had struggled with autonomic
neuropathy and pneumonia in recent years.
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tony o'brien answered
He died of natural causes shortly after the love of his wife ( june carter ) died , some say it was a broken heart , he lost the will to live after she died.
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Poor Johnny Cash died september 12 2003. I love you Johnny
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He had suffered from:

Stomach ulcers
parkinson's disease
late stage diabetes
lung fibrosis
asthma
many bouts of pneumonia
minor heart trouble
autonomic naturopath
shy-drager's syndrome
many bouts of bronchitis
does that do it for you?
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Johnny cash died at the age of 71 years old and for that matter, he had become ill and was diagnosed and some say that he died because of old age
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Anonymous answered
He died from diabetes. No he was not eaten alive. He died a couple of months after his second wife June (Carter) Cash.
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Meta Forrest answered
He died after going into a diabetic coma which brought on a heart attack. (Myocardial Infraction)
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Martin answered
He died when I came to his house... Took a knife out and murdered him. I like stabbing him... Its was really really fun. Trust me!

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