Former NCIS star Michael Weatherly has developed a dangerous health condition after his weight soared to 250 pounds and it severely disrupted his marriage.
Michael Weatherly is in the best shape of his life – but there was a time when his weight soared to 250 pounds which led to serious health issues.
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the old NCIS star, 54, has revealed his health took a hit in his 40s after marrying wife Bojana Jankovic, and due to his weight gain he developed a dangerous condition which forced him to sleep in a room separated.
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After their marriage, Bojana and Michael had two children within two years of each other, daughter Olivia, now ten, and son Liam, now eight.
But due to Michael’s massive weight gain, he had developed sleep apnea. which meant he spent a lot of time sleeping away from his wife so as not to bother her with his snoring while she was pregnant.
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According to the Mayo Clinic, snoring is one of the biggest signs that a person has sleep apnea, which is a potentially serious disorder that causes people to repeatedly stop breathing while they sleep.
Michael weighed 250 pounds at his heaviest
It can also lead to several very dangerous health complications, including high blood pressure, heart problems, type 2 diabetes, and liver problems.
“When I gained weight, I weighed up to 113 kg, I started snoring and it was annoying. So I spent a lot of time on the sofa or in other rooms. » Michael said people now in 2018.
Michael’s condition was at its worst during his wife’s pregnancy
“Turns out I have sleep apnea, so now I wear this wonderful machine when I sleep,” he explained, referring to a CPAP mask, which blows a stream of air into the back of the throat to allow people to breathe more easily.
Fortunately, once Michael was diagnosed, he was able to join his wife in their marital bed: “I look like Darth Vader when the helmet comes off” he joked. “It’s not very appealing, but I sleep in my bed, and it sounds like a white noise machine.“
Michael is now in great shape
Michael also overhauled his lifestyle and lost 35 pounds after becoming more conscious about his diet.
“No food from packaging like crisps,” he said People of his new diet. “I stayed away from pasta, rice, bread, potatoes, anything fun to eat, I didn’t eat.”
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