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WENN – Jun 19, 2020/ 7: 23 am|Story: 303204
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Nick Cordero has actually lost 65 pounds throughout his time in the extensive care system at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to his partner Amanda Kloots.
The Rock of Ages star has actually been hospitalized since March, when he was placed in a medically-induced coma and consequently had to have his leg amputated and a momentary pacemaker fitted after encountering a multitude of problems in his battle against COVID-19
He has actually because also suffered 2 mini-strokes and a lung infection, among other problems, and in a brand-new post to fans on Instagram physical fitness master Amanda revealed the star has lost 65 pounds throughout the illness.
Throughout a Q&A on Thursday, she shared that, during the 78 days Nick had actually been in hospital, his weight had plummeted, describing: “What’s so heartbreaking is that he’s so weak that he still can’t move and his muscles are absolutely atrophying.”
When asked by one fan if putting weight back on was a “concern” for physicians, in regards to Cordero’s healing, Amanda said it wasn’t as simple as just gaining pounds back.
” It is really hard since what Nick has lost his muscle,” Amanda stated. “You can’t really acquire your muscle back up until you can move. So they have him on some high protein, high calorie food, however he’s got to move.”
She went on to share one major concern for the doctors is getting Nick’s high blood pressure under control, as the fluctuations “might indicate he has an infection.”
The next action, she exposed, will be “periodic dialysis,” and the actor’s wife said he’s “getting a transfusion right now,” to hopefully help with the physician’s efforts to control blood pressure.
Kloots likewise told fans that the star can’t talk right now “since of the ventilator,” and since he’s too weak to move, but he “can address yes or no concerns with his eyes,” she shared, worrying, “He is awake and he remains in there.”