Flex Wheeler Shares Health Update on ‘The Menace Podcast’

Dennis James has been internet hosting a collection of roundtable discussions on latest episodes of The Menace Podcast. One such episode not solely featured Chris “The Real Deal” Cormier, and Milos Sarcev, however they had been additionally joined by the legendary four-time Arnold Classic Champion, Flex Wheeler. Wheeler truly joined the net video chat from a hospital mattress, the place he shared an replace on his present well being. Wheeler had initially went in for shoulder surgery, however he’s nonetheless within the hospital over two weeks later as of the recording of the episode.

“{The physician] mentioned ‘once I went in there, it seemed like a bomb went off,’” the bodybuilding legend mentioned. “So, the one-hour surgical procedure became 4 hours.”

Wheeler went on to say that they stored him within the hospital due to the pain from the surgery, however he would additionally endure a GI an infection. He was additionally combating dehydration, which was very regarding as a kidney transplant affected person. The issues related to that has finally stored Wheeler within the hospital.

“I’m nonetheless having a GI drawback, however proper now it’s the kidney drawback as a result of it’s actually unstable,” he reported. Kidney transplants that final seven years or longer are thought-about profitable. Wheeler’s transplant has supported him for nearly 20 years. That mixed with a latest Instagram put up led many followers to take a position about Wheeler’s well-being, however he shared that in any case the problems he’s confronted over time, together with the amputation of his lower leg, Covid, and extra, he’s nonetheless preventing and stays optimistic.

“That’s my job now, to be a beacon of sunshine in a few of the worst, darkest occasions as a result of all of us, such as you mentioned, Dennis, are going by way of horrible occasions – some worse than others. So, my power attracts from that as a result of I do know I used to be ready for one thing greater than that.”

To watch the complete episode, in addition to all episodes of The Menace Podcast, subscribe to the Muscle & Fitness YouTube channel.


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