Clyde Lewis Diagnosed With A Pulmonary Embolism
Clyde Lewis, host of "Ground Zero" was admitted to a hospital in Vancouver, WA and diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism. This news comes from the show's Facebook page.
Update 9/2/14 7PM EDT:
The Clyde Lewis Show Facebook page shared a new update on Clyde's health:
As per the doctor's report. Clyde's condition is improving but slowly. He will be moved out of intensive or "progressive" care into a regular room and will be cared for by the staff of the Hospital. His recovery could take days. His heart beat and vitals seem to be fine ..his blood pressure has been spiking however and he is still in pain .
The Facebook announcement reads the following:
Clyde Lewis was admitted to a hospital in Vancouver, WA today and diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism. He will be staying approximately three days while they clear it. Thank you for your continued support. Clyde is, at the moment of this posting, awake and resting."
What exactly is pulmonary embolism? According to WedMD, Pulmonary embolism is the sudden blockage of a major blood vessel in the lung, usually by a blood clot camera.
The most common symptoms are:
- Sudden shortness of breath.
- Sharp chest pain that is worse when you cough or take a deep breath.
- A cough that brings up pink, foamy mucus."
You can listen to "Ground Zero" on WIBX weekdays from 11PM - 1AM, right before "Coast To Coast AM".