the 72-year-old Brian Harold May, who was known as the guitarist of the band Queen, reveals that he after a week of extreme pain was 'very close to dying' recently.
Earlier this month, he was hospitalized after an accident in the garden, where he tore a muscle while a nerve sat down in the clamp. While he tried to recuperate, he got a blood clot in the heart.
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he reveals himself on Instagram where he tells him a week after the accident still was in pain, as if a person is constantly bored with a screwdriver in the back of him.
- And I mean serious pain. At a time I'd jump, and I could not understand the pain. People said to me; it is not a overreven muscle, so finally I had to get me another MRI scan.
Brian May was the guitarist in the megabandet Queen. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Brian May says that he eats healthy and exercise, and therefore he had not prepared themselves for what awaited.
- in the heart of the matter with the painful back, I got a small blood clot in the heart. I say small, it is not something that did damage to me. It was around 40 minutes, with pain in the chest and a kind of tightness, I had that feeling in the arms and sweating.
- One has heard of the things, so you think 'it's a blood clot'. To make a long story short, my amazing doctor drove myself to the hospital, and I underwent an angiography, he says, which is an x-ray of the blood vessels.
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the Doctors found that he had three congested arteries that were in danger of blocking the blood supply to his heart. The incrustations in the coronary artery led to a triple bypass.
After the procedure he has come good to recover and not feel anymore pain.
- I left the hospital with a very strong heart, so I think that I am good running in the future. And if not, I must get a new angiography. When everything comes to everything, so survived I, says Brian May and calls on its followers to react if they experience problems with the heart.
- I am very grateful that I now have a life to live. I was very close to die because of it here, but the pain I experienced was from something else entirely. It's funny how such a thing works.
Ironically not named the Queens third album 'Sheer Heart Attack', which he even comments on Twitter.
'Hmm.. Sheer Heart Attack, huh? I have always been a little nervous about the title. I have often wondered if it has been able to encounter someone who actually has experienced a blood clot in the heart. Now that I have been a part of the club, I am actually relieved that I don't find it offensive at all.'