Actress Brooke Shields, 58, revealed she had a grand mal seizure in September.
In an interview with Glamour Journal, Brooke Shields revealed she had a seizure and woke as much as actor Bradley Cooper holding her hand in September.
The actress was reportedly frothing on the mouth and turning a blue colour. She was put into an ambulance and rushed to the hospital.
Medical doctors instructed Shields she drank an excessive amount of water and flooded her system.
“I flooded my system, and I drowned myself. And if you happen to don’t have sufficient sodium in your blood or urine or your physique, you possibly can have a seizure,” Shields stated.
By way of Glamour Magazine:
Samantha: Wait, return to inform me what occurred final Thursday. So that you drank some water.
Brooke: I drank all this water. I go away my home. They usually stored asking me, “Would you like espresso?” And I used to be like, “No.” “Are you all proper?” I am going, “Yeah, nice.” Then I walked to the nook—no purpose in any respect. I’m like, “Why am I out right here?” Then I stroll into the restaurant L’Artusi, and I am going to the sommelier who had simply taken an hour to look at my run-through.
I am going in, two ladies come as much as me; I don’t know them. All the things begins to go black. Then my palms drop to my aspect and I am going headfirst into the wall.
Samantha: Shut the fuck up.
Brooke: I begin having a grand mal seizure.
Samantha: What does that imply?
Brooke: It means frothing on the mouth, completely blue, making an attempt to swallow my tongue. The subsequent factor I bear in mind, Ivm being loaded into an ambulance. I’ve oxygen on.
Samantha: Oh my God, Brooke.
Brooke: And Bradley fucking Cooper is sitting subsequent to me holding my hand.
Samantha: Shut up.
Brooke: I didn’t have a humorousness. I couldn’t actually get any phrases out. However I assumed to myself, That is what dying have to be like. You get up and Bradley Cooper’s going, “I’m going to go to the hospital with you, Brooke,” and he’s holding my hand. And I’m taking a look at my hand, I’m taking a look at Bradley Cooper’s hand in my hand, and I’m like, “That is odd and surreal.”
What’s a grand mal seizure?
Per the CDC:
- Generalized seizures have an effect on either side of the mind.
- Absence seizures, typically referred to as petit mal seizures, could cause fast blinking or just a few seconds of staring into area.
- Tonic-clonic seizures, additionally referred to as grand mal seizures, could make an individual
- Cry out.
- Lose consciousness.
- Fall to the bottom.
- Have muscle jerks or spasms.