Thanks to today’s release of Life After the Buffet on DVD/VOD, CNN did an online piece delving further into the Ron Jeremy’s life changing health scare.
“You normally don’t think health and nutrition advice when you think of Jeremy, who is a bit of a pop icon thanks to his legendary career in porn.
But an aortic dissection that almost killed him in 2013 left him wanting to get the word out that obesity kills needlessly, which he is doing in a new documentary Ron Jeremy: Life After the Buffet which is out on DVD, VOD and iTunes on May 5.
In it the actor talks about the incident that led to two surgeries and a lifestyle change. An aortic dissection occurs when there is a tear in the wall of the major artery that carries blood out of the heart. The condition killed actor John Ritter and caused Jeremy to have to be rushed into emergency surgery in 2013.
‘I want to be the poster boy to get your damn blood pressure checked,’ he said.”
Read more about Ron Jeremy and his advice on how to turn your health around, here!