Kevin McCloud’s health: The host of Grand Design ‘wouldn’t be here’ if it weren’t for miracle medicine.
Kevin McCloud’s absence from GRAND DESIGNS would be felt.
Since 1999, the legendary host has hosted the incredible DIY show, but even more impressively, he has done so while putting his health in jeopardy.
What is the presenter’s medical condition?
While wearing a hard hat, the popular host hides a health problem: he suffers from chronic asthma.
In fact, the 62-year-old is on the verge of becoming allergic to construction sites.
Because of his asthma, the actor must take extra precautions on set, avoiding shots where ceilings are being lowered or carpets are being laid, as these can all trigger an asthma attack.
Asthma-related deaths reached a decade high in 2019, according to the Office for National Statistics, and have increased by more than 33% in the last decade.
Even though the condition is common, it can be fatal, and there is currently no cure.
When asked when he first noticed symptoms, Kevin told Asthma UK, “I was on a long coastal walk around the west coast of Scotland with a friend.”
As we ascended one particularly steep hill, I began to struggle – I couldn’t breathe, was wheezing, and my chest was constricted.
“Asthmatic friend gave me a puff from his inhaler.”
That’s when I realized I needed to see my doctor and get some tests done.”
Kevin had to quickly adjust after being diagnosed and learn his main “triggers” in order to avoid another attack.
“Although I frequently work on construction sites, I have to be very careful not to put myself in situations where I’m breathing in dust,” the star continued.
I’d be wheezing in no time and hardly fit to film.
“If there’s dust around me, I can usually feel it.”
I move away from the immediate area if I see any sign of a dust cloud forming – I go around the corner because I can’t risk it.
“I’ve had my fair share of colds that last longer than they should, and I know they can cause wheezing, so I avoid sneezing people like the plague and.
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