Sadiq Khan revealed he may have suffered a “mild heart attack” during a climate change conference in Scotland 18 months ago. Here’s what we know about his health today.
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Sadiq Khan: How is the London Mayor’s health after his suspected heart attack in 2021?
London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who earns a six-figure salary, has been praised for pushing London’s transport system Easier to access And Reducing the number of polluting vehicles in downtown of the city. Time Magazine even included him in the List of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.
The politician who has has confirmed his candidacy for mayor of London for the third time recently opened up about the mental health problems it caused death threats and admitted that The top job affects his well-being.
But he’s never talked about that the potentially deadly public health emergency he stood during the COP26 Summit in Glasgow in 2021.
A new book on climate change by Sadiq Khan reveals that the Mayor of London had to be “carried off the stage” and was “barely conscious” after suffering a suspect Heart attack during the event.
Here’s what we currently know about the incident and Sadiq Khan’s health.
Sadiq Khan suffered a heart attack at the COP26 climate summit
Sadiq Khan, an enthusiastic one Runners and advocates for a healthy lifestyle and the climate emergencyHe was only 51 years old at the time he suffered a suspected heart attack, reveals his new book.
The Mayor of London explained that the incident happened at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow in 2021 and led to him spend several hours in the emergency room.
The politician admitted the sensation came out of nowhere’ and he “felt a knot” in his chest – “A kind of tightening” and had to be “carried off the stage” while “barely conscious”.
My shirt was soaked in sweat and I felt like I was on fire. I was fine. I just didn’t believe I had had a heart attack. The whole situation felt unreal.
Sadiq Khan has revealed he may have suffered a “mild heart attack” after falling ill at a climate conference pic.twitter.com/iEv02iSUvE
— Evening Standard (@EveningStandard) May 22, 2023
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Sadiq Khan who has already done so announced his plan to run for a third term as Mayor of London added in May 2024 that the “hopefully first and last” health crisis was now “behind him”.
The Mayor of London is still battling post-traumatic stress disorder
The former Labor MP assured the well-wishers and his constituents he is now in “poor health” And has regular check-in with his doctor. He was not diagnosed suffers from a heart condition and stopped taking medication after the 2021 incident.
The most important thing is that I follow the advice, take care of my physical and mental health and eat properly. I ran 5k this morning, my doctors will be happy to know. It’s behind me now.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan reveals he has post-traumatic stress disorder after death threats https://t.co/uvHvEc5hvq
– BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) May 20, 2023
However, Sadiq Khan recently commented on this his mental health is in troubleespecially the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) caused by a combination of regular death threats and dealing with the aftermath of disasters such as the Grenfell Tower fire and the Manchester Arena bombing.
He added thatdonald trump‘S Twitter attacks in 2016 led to more threats and trolling and contributed to his condition.
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– Sky News: “Mayor of London says suspected mild heart attack in 2021 is ‘hopefully first and last’
– Mirror: “London Mayor Sadiq Khan suffered what is believed to be a ‘minor heart attack’ at the 2021 climate summit”
– The Guardian: “Sadiq Khan says he has post-traumatic stress disorder caused by death threats”