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Flex Wheeler suffers because of a doctor!

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Many people have been filled with dread because of medical disasters. And for the last two months, famed bodybuilder Flex Wheeler has been forced to endure this horror. Even after undergoing several operations and spending time in the hospital, the athlete has been plagued by the severe negative effects of the medications they take. Yet, as a result of his recent experience, he felt compelled to share some news with his followers.

The bodybuilder said that the last two months have been a "living nightmare" for him. he has been working out every day. Because of the severity of his continuous medical issues, his physicians have chosen to give him an experimental medication called amitriptyline. It was meant to alleviate some of the discomforts, in addition to serving as an antidepressant. As Wheeler started suffering the negative effects of the medication to an extraordinary degree, things quickly went from bad to worse.

Flex Wheeler in the hospital


As the legend was talking, he demonstrated to his followers how his hands could shake even without any external stimuli. It was tough for him to collect his ideas and put them into words. All of these were undesirable consequences of taking his brand-new medication. And it was on this topic that Wheeler attracted the attention of his followers: the need of maintaining open lines of communication with one's primary care physician and any other physicians. If only he had discussed the situation with his physicians, he may not have made such a critical error.

Flex Wheeler's life has been one long rollercoaster ride of medical problems and misfortunes; he has had more than forty operations. Several trips to the hospital have been made by the famed bodybuilder ever since the diagnosis of his renal troubles and the subsequent kidney transplant. Things proceeded from bad to worse when he was given the option of choosing between his life and his limb.

Wheeler just posted a lengthy video on his social media platforms in which he discusses a new medication that he has been given a prescription for by his medical professionals. His physical conditions were intended to be helped by a certain treatment, but instead, it ended up being more trouble than it was worth. What exactly was Flex Wheeler taking, and what exactly was he going through? Let's go more in-depth with this topic.

In the field of bodybuilding, Flex Wheeler is considered a living legend. Since his proportions and symmetry stood out amid the swarm of mass monsters, Wheeler gained the moniker "Sultan of Symmetry" during his time as a prominent contender in the 1990s. This led to his being given the appellation "Sultan of Symmetry." The guy who won the Arnold Classic a total of four times also finished in second place three times in the Mr. Olympia competition, losing to Dorian Yates once and Ronnie Coleman twice. Yet, the legendary bodybuilder has been struggling with a variety of health issues since the late 1990s. Wheeler went through more than forty surgical procedures after he retired in the early 2000s.

On the other hand, in his most recent video on Instagram, the bodybuilder, who is 57 years old, shared an emotional confession with his fans on Instagram. Flex Wheeler said that for the last two months, he has been struggling with the debilitating side effects of the pain medication he takes. Wheeler offered some words of wisdom for his followers in addition to his discussion of the serious adverse effects that are associated with medicine.

The legendary bodybuilder started the video by stating that he had to cope with continual phantom pains in the severed limb that he once had. Wheeler said that his medical team had been "diligently" looking for a medication that may give long-term comfort with a minimum of negative effects on the patient. His physicians ordered "this new medicine," and they began administering it to him around three months ago. Amitriptyline is the name of the medication, according to Wheeler.

On the other hand, rather than being helpful, the substance turned the life of the previous Arnold Classic winner into a "living nightmare." Wheeler stated he started feeling acute tremors in his limbs. In addition to this, he began to struggle with his memory and had thoughts of ending his own life. Wheeler said that one of his mistakes was that he did not inquire with the physician about the potential adverse effects of the medication before he began taking it.

After some investigation, the five-time Ironman Pro champion discovered that his symptoms were identical to those that are associated with the adverse effects of amitriptyline. Wheeler seemed to be on the edge of crying for the whole of the video. On the other hand, he did not omit to offer a comprehensive list of all of the adverse effects that might be expected from using the medication. However, he encouraged anyone who followed him to see a physician before beginning any new drug.

Flex Wheeler received a lot of praise from the bodybuilding community.

When everyone, from professional bodybuilders like Keone Pearson to followers of the icon, learned the disheartening news regarding his health, they expressed their support for him in the following ways:

"Love you, dude."

"We are praying continually for you, Flex! You serve as a source of motivation for so many others!! "May God bless you, brother"

"Save your strength, Flex! I will be praying for you, champion.

You are our hero, please do not give up the battle. I will keep you in my prayers going forward. We have this handled."
 
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