Rush Limbaugh said tests performed on him after he was admitted to a Hawaii hospital for chest pains found nothing wrong, according to CNN.
Rush Limbaugh admitted to hospital with chest pains
At a news conference at Honolulu's Queen's Medical Center on Friday, Limbaugh said he was being released from the hospital, where he was admitted Wednesday. Limbaugh said the tests found "absolutely nothing wrong," as doctors saw no signs of arterial or coronary disease."It was a blessing," Limbaugh said of the results of his angiogram. Limbaugh, 58, also noted that doctors are unsure what caused the chest pains, which he described as "very real," but said a spasm in an artery is one possibility.
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When asked if he was using pain killers, Limbaugh said he was not,
The Associated Press
reported. The radio host — who has more than 14 million listeners who tune in at least once a week — acknowledged in 2003 that he was addicted to pain medicine and took a five-week leave from his radio show to enter rehab.Premiere Radio Networks, which syndicates Limbaugh's show, said to The New York Times
in a statement that Limbaugh he plans to return to his radio show "sometime next week, after some rest, but will make appearances with fill-in hosts in the early part of the week."