Throughout an look on “Dr. Oz” Monday, Duane “Canine the Bounty Hunter” Chapman revealed that he lately suffered from a pulmonary embolism.
The 66-year-old actuality star stated that he discovered he had the “life-threatening” situation — during which “clots block blood circulation” — two weeks after being hospitalized for chest pains.
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Chapman’s spouse Beth handed away earlier this 12 months after a two-year battle with throat most cancers.
Showing on “Fox & Buddies” with hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade, Dr. Mehmet Ozsaid that Chapman was “working from the reality.”
“And many people metaphorically do this, however he was actually doing it,” he stated. “And, I discovered after flying to Colorado and taking him by his hand and entering into why he was within the doldrums…[why] he was in numerous it’s due to his beloved spouse Beth’s passing.
“He had a damaged coronary heart and folks do die from a damaged coronary heart, however largely as a result of they provide up hope,” he stated. “And, she was his North Star.”
Ozsaid that by getting Chapman to comprehend that information is energy and also you “can study issues you do not wish to know however you’ll be able to virtually all the time tackle them,” he was capable of flip his life round.
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He stated that Chapman was experiencing “all of the indicators and signs” of a coronary heart assault and that “lastly, after quite a few efforts, we received the testing, proved what he had, now he is in remedy.”
“He has utterly modified his life. He used to smoke 4 packs [of cigarettes] a day — it began when he was aged 12,” he stated.
Now, Chapman is down to only one pack a day, Oznoted.