Leon White, known to wrestling fans as Vader, had another heart surgery yesterday. His heart had shifted to an irregular heart beat, which would increase his chances of a heart attack and stroke. Here is Vader’s official Tweet:
Yesterday I had a surgery on my heart .My heart had shifted to an A-Fib irregular heart beat A person in a fib has substanily increased chance of Heart Attack &Stroke.The surgery was to put the HEART in normal sinus https://t.co/MQvHiGe0Rg was a success
— Big Van Vader (@itsvadertime) May 9, 2018
Brief timeline of Vader’s recent health issue:
Less than two years ago, Vader revealed that he had congestive heart failure and said that he had two years to live. Vader is now 62 years.
On March 26 2018, Vader’s son, Jesse announced on Twitter that Vader had underwent open heart surgery and has a long road to recovery.
On April 13th, 2018, Vader announced that he was released from the hospital.
On April 19, Vader announced on Twitter hat he was hospitalized due to pneumonia. In the tweet, Vader mentioned that his pain is through the roof and cannot breath.