It was determined that he does not have Parkinson's disease or Shy-Drager syndrome which he was previously diagnosed.
Recently, however, he has had pneumonia and the doctors are now saying he has a form of neuropathy. Autonomic neuropathy to be exact.
Johnny, though, says he has nothing, and that the doctors are all wrong. As Bill Moyer professes, healing is at least half in your head, so I am confident that Mr. Cash is going to be with us for a while.
He turned 69 yesterday, so he has lived a full life to date. He is planning another album too.