Eagles’ Legend’s Death Possibly Related to Medications

 

Founding member of the Eagles, Glenn Frey died yesterday at age 67. As we mourn the

FILE - In this May 7, 2012, photo photo, musician Glenn Frey smiles in New York. Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history's most successful songwriting teams with such hits as "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast Lane," has died at age 67. He died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)

loss of another American music legend, one cannot help but wonder what really caused his death. As health care professionals we know that while pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis, and ulcerative colitis are serious disorders and diseases, they’re rarely responsible for the deaths of people in their 60s.

Perhaps the combination of all three illnesses contributed to his death, but former Eagles manager, Irving Azoff says that Glenn’s rheumatoid arthritis medication contributed to his death according to thewrap.com.

Azoff says, “The colitis and pneumonia were side effects from all the meds. He died from complications of ulcerative colitis after being treated with drugs for his rheumatoid arthritis which he had for over 15 years.”

He has been advised by attorneys not to mention the name of the drug. To read more continue here…

 

 

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