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Earlier this month Queen’s Brian May had to be taken to the hospital after injuring his buttocks. Typically – that’s not a major problem. However, what happened next was a bit scarier.
In a video May posted to Instagram on Sunday, he reveals in the middle of the painful buttocks experience he suffered a “small heart attack”. He added, “It was about 40 minutes of pain in the chest and tightness. It’s that feeling in the arms and sweating.”
After an MRI, it was discovered that May had three blocked arteries and was subsequently given 3 stents to treat the issue.
See his post below:
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Hmm … Sheer Heart Attack eh ? Well, I think I always worried a little bit about that album title. I wondered if it might upset some people who had actually had heart attacks. I’m actually quite relieved now that I’m in that club – and I don’t find it upsetting at all ! Take. care folks. And … why did those discs in my spine get so squished? Well I think 50 years of running around with a guitar strap over my left shoulder holding a heavy guitar might have something to do with it ! But it probably WAS all worth it ! Bri