Dr. Terry Dubrow will get emotional fascinated about how his spouse, Heather, sounded the alarm when he suffered delicate, stroke-like signs, and had been it not for an argument and her persistence, Terry may not be right here at this time.
The “Botched” star was on “TMZ Reside” Wednesday to present us the blow-by-blow on what went down final Thursday at L.A.’s famed restaurant, The Ivy. Terry says he briefly began to slur his speech, which deeply involved his partner.
As Terry explains, Heather insisted on calling 911, which infuriated Terry — he did not assume it was a giant deal. An ambulance got here, checked him out and mentioned he was okay, however that wasn’t adequate for Heather … she insisted he get checked out at a hospital.
He made a rash choice to move house alone, however Heather did not cease pestering him, and even acquired their circle of physician pals to hound Terry and persuade him to get to a hospital.
As we reported … Terry was recognized with having suffered a transient ischemic assault (TIA) which is usually a precursor to a full-blown stroke.
Not simply that, however docs discovered a patent foramen ovale (PFO) — a coronary heart situation which could be extremely harmful. So, lengthy story quick, it was properly price his whereas to hunt speedy medical remedy.
This isn’t misplaced on Terry by any means … actually, he is extremely grateful to Heather — and says she fairly actually saved his life that night time, regardless of his protests and insistence he was fantastic.
He is giving her main props on this interview, and it seems like she deserves all of the credit score on this planet. Terry additionally tells us the lesson he discovered — it is fairly fascinating.
BTW, we acquired Heather, too, Wednesday in NYC … and she or he addressed the video of Terry and her arguing in entrance of The Ivy on that fateful day. She has no regrets, mentioning that when it is life or demise … appearances exit the window.