Mexican singer and songwriter Juan Gabriel has succumbed to a heart attack at the age of 66. Let us take a quick look at the things he did that might have contributed to his sudden death.
On Sunday, Gabriel?s family released a statement announcing his passing. They described his death as ?untimely.? The family is requesting all his fans and the media to give them this brief period of time to mourn their loss.
While Gabriel died of a heart attack, it is a mystery how it happened and what were its probable cause. It appears that the singer was not aware of his condition as he was currently touring different cities.
Apparently, there are several factors that might led to Juan Gabriel?s death. According to Heart.org, a website that gives information to the public about heart diseases, one factor that can lead to a heart attack is increasing age. The website noted that most of the people who died of the disease are 65 or older. Juan Gabriel was 66, which made him prone to heart failure.
The organization also mentioned that males are at a greater risk of having a heart attack than women. The race could also contribute to how great the possibility of a man having a heart attack. For example, African Americans have more severe high blood pressure than Caucasians and a higher risk of heart disease. The health organization also noted that Mexican Americans, like Gabriel, have a high risk of having a heart disease.
With these, it seems like Gabriel?s death was of natural causes, as also reported by several news portals. All three things stated by the health organization pertains to the singer which support the claim of his death.
His tour could have also contributed to his death. According to experts, travelling can be a source of stress for the heart. Travelling, especially on planes, will make you more prone to heart attack because of the thin air and how oxygen is carried in your blood.
These are but speculations on what contributed to Juan Gabriel?s death. But it is likely that the singer died of natural causes. More details about the tragic loss will be revealed in the coming days, according to Gabriel?s family. Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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