John Fetterman, a Pennsylvania Senator, was rushed to a hospital Wednesday evening after it was reported that he might have suffered another stroke.
His communications director Joe Calvello said that the senator felt lightheaded and that he asked his staff to get him to the hospital.
"Initial tests did not find traces of a new stroke, but he was still taken to the hospital for observation. Calvello stated that the senator was in good spirits and was talking with his family and staff."
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Although initial tests did not show a new stroke, doctors are still conducting more tests to determine the cause of his condition.
The hospitalization of the 53-year-old senator occurred after he suffered a stroke in May, which he attributed to a blood clot in his heart.
In an interview, Fetterman said that the stroke almost killed him. He also noted that he stayed away from campaigning to recover.
"According to Fetterman, he should have taken his health seriously instead of avoiding it. He admitted that he avoided going to the doctor even though he knew that he wasn’t feeling well. He said that he almost died because of his inaction."
Following his stroke, Fetterman experienced various health issues, such as auditory processing problems. These problems, as well as his overall fitness for office, were raised during his sole debate with Dr. Mehmet Oz.
The preceding is a summary of an article that originally appeared on Town Hall.