- Doug Kramer is currently the forward center of Phoenix Fuel Masters
- The basketball player shared on his social media pages that he suffered from a mild stroke and found that he had a congenital heart disease
- He also called on his fellow athletes to take a 2D Echo since having a heart disease can ruin their career
Sicknesses are second nature in an athlete's life, considering the training that they go through and the hazards of the sport they have pursued.
Unfortunately, one of the country's most popular basketball players was beset with an illness that could ruin his career - until he took immediate action.
The Phoenix Fuel Masters player shared on social media that he suffered from a mild stroke on October 10.
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On Instagram, he shared the same photo twice but with different captions - since he used it to tell his story.
The picture featured him and his family three hours after his procedure on October 14.
The star player shared that he had a mild stroke while he was exercising at home.
He was then confined for six days, until it was revealed to him that he had a congenital heart disease.
Since he was able to detect his problem at its early stage, he took immediate action and got the hole in his heart done.
He was released on October 15, but doctors said that he cannot resume his career instantly.
He was advised to rest for three to six months before he can play again, which means that he can spend more time with his beautiful family.
On his second post, he called on his fellow PBA players or athletes to do their annual medical check-ups, most especially the 2D Echo.
He said that it would be beneficial if they did so, just in case they experience the same scenario as him.
The latter part of his post addressed his PBA colleagues, telling them that their support for his plan would make way for a better and healthier future.
Whether you are like Doug or just an ordinary citizen, it is best that we take our health into consideration since it is true what they say - health is wealth.
Doug and his family, Team Kramer, have made a name for themselves as they have taken over social media and our television screens with their endorsements.
Since his family has already gained a steady following, will the Pacquiao family follow soon? It might be sooner than we think!