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Gardening Queen guitarist Brian May states he’s ‘incredibly grateful’ to be alive after cardiovascular disease: ‘Rock on out there’


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Gardening Queen guitarist Brian May states he’s ‘incredibly grateful’ to be alive after cardiovascular disease: ‘Rock on out there’

Brian May has a new outlook on life after suffering a heart attack.The Queen guitarist took to Instagram on Sunday where he posted a video detailing his recent health scare, which came after he tore his butt muscles to “shreds” while gardening.According to the 72-year-old rock star, the tear on his backside was not the…

Gardening Queen guitarist Brian May states he’s ‘incredibly grateful’ to be alive after cardiovascular disease: ‘Rock on out there’

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Brian May has a new outlook on life after suffering a cardiac arrest

The Queen guitar player took to Instagram on Sunday where he posted a video detailing his current health scare, which followed he tore his butt muscles to “shreds” while gardening.

According to the 72- year-old rock star, the tear on his backside was not the sole reason for his “agony,” which continued a week after the medical professional found something incorrect.

” I could not believe the discomfort,” the artist remembered. “Eventually I had another MRI, but this time I had one of the lower spine and sure enough … I had actually a compressed sciatic nerve– rather severely compressed– which’s why I had this feeling that someone was putting a screwdriver in my back.”

May shared that while he considered himself to be a “really healthy person,” he did have a “little cardiovascular disease” while treating his pain.

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” It’s not something that did me any damage,” he discussed. “It was about 40 minutes of discomfort in the chest and tightness which feeling in the arms of sweating … Long story short, my wonderful physician drove me to the health center himself.”

May said he received an angiogram at the medical facility, which revealed he had 3 arteries that were congested and “in danger of blocking the supply of blood to my heart.” He ultimately decided to have actually three stents inserted.

” It wasn’t simple,” stated May. “The only factor it wasn’t easy for me is due to the fact that of the pain, the excruciating pain I had in my leg. Otherwise, it would have been a doddle.”

But later, May stated it felt as if absolutely nothing had taken place.

” I couldn’t feel anything, and I still can’t; it’s been amazing,” he said. “It’s an unbelievable operation done by the right experienced individual and I thank them from the bottom of my heart. Because I left with a heart that’s very strong now, so I think I remain in good shape for some time to come.”

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Might confessed he “might have passed away” from the state of his arteries, which he would not have actually learnt about if he didn’t get the angiogram test.

” I didn’t die, I came out,” said May. “… I’m extremely grateful that I now have a life to lead once again … I’m excellent, I’m here, and I’m prepared to work.”

Might likewise referenced atrioventricular bundle’s 1974 album, entitled “Sheer Heart Attack.”

” Hmm … ‘Sheer Cardiovascular disease’ eh?” he stated. “Well, I believe I constantly worried a bit about that album title. I questioned if it may distress some individuals who had in fact had cardiovascular disease. I’m really quite relieved now that I’m in that club– and I don’t discover it upsetting at all!”

Today, May said he’s no longer on pain reliever and is “better now.”

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gardening Queen members Brian May, Roger Taylor, Freddie Mercury and John Deacon pose for a photo circa 1973. The band's magnum opus, 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' became the oldest music video ever to break 1 billion views on YouTube.

Queen members Brian May, Roger Taylor, Freddie Mercury and John Deacon present for an image circa1973 The band’s magnum opus, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ended up being the earliest video ever to break 1 billion views on YouTube.
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” Take care folks,” he said. “And … why did those discs in my spin get so squished? Well I think 50 years of associating a guitar strap over my left shoulder holding a heavy guitar might have something to do with it! However it most likely WAS all worth it!”

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