Congestive Heart Failure
February 12, 2011 by Post Team
Congestive Heart Failure, “Dukes of Hazzard” actress Peggy Rea died: Actress Peggy Rea, perhaps best known for her work on “The Dukes of Hazzard”, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at her home in Toluca Lake, California.(UKPA) – Elizabeth Taylor was taken to hospital suffering from congestive heart failure. Her spokeswoman, Sally Morrison, said the Oscar-winning actress was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center within a couple days. The 78 years is being treated for symptoms caused by congestive heart failure, a condition, it announced that it had in November 2004.
Morrison said he does not know how long she could be at the hospital. She added that the Taylor family appreciated the fan support, but asked for privacy to allow the medical team space to do her job.
Taylor had been scheduled to attend a gala benefit amfAR New York, where she was to receive an award alongside President Bill Clinton and designer Diane von Furstenberg, to celebrate their dedication to research on AIDS.
But she missed the event, so Elton John has accepted the honor on her behalf and sent a message to her: “I am there in spirit and I join you in welcoming my colleagues and all winners these extraordinary leaders I am inspired by their example. Intoxicated by their vision, and encouraged by their compassion and love. And I love them in return. ”
Taylor, who has starred in over 50 films, won Oscars for her roles in Butterfield 8 (1960) and who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966).
But she was equally famous for her marriages – all eight of them, including two to Richard Burton – and battles throughout the substance abuse, weight and physical disorders, including many visits to hospital for more than 20 major operations and countless treatments.
The actress had been fighting near-fatal pneumonia in 1961 and 1990, and another respiratory infection forced her to cancel all engagements for several weeks in late 1992. She had two hip joints replaced in 1994 and 1995.
His 2004 diagnosis of congestive heart failure, compounded with spinal fractures and the effects of scoliosis, left her nearly bedridden. She also fought against ulcers, amoebic dysentery, bursitis, and had a benign brain tumor removed in 1997. In recent years she has had to use a wheelchair in public.
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