September 29, 2023
Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Lisa Marie Presley died from scar tissue from weight reduction surgical procedure. She died on January 12, 2023 on the very younger age of 54, from intestinal obstruction attributable to earlier scar tissue from her gastric-bypass weight reduction surgical procedure that was supposed to forestall meals from passing by means of her abdomen. The unique experiences of her loss of life listed the trigger as cardiac arrest, and these post-mortem findings have only recently been launched.

Lisa Marie had loads of warning that she was in bother. Her stomach was visibly swollen after the weight-loss surgical procedure and she or he developed stomach ache for a number of months earlier than her loss of life. She had additional beauty surgical procedure and acquired ache medication that just about all the time slows intestinal motion and causes constipation. She was hospitalized for a critical an infection. She complained of fever, nausea, and vomiting for months earlier than she died.

She additionally will need to have had out-of-control diabetes as a result of she had:
• excessive blood sugar
• hypertension
• melancholy
• a earlier stroke
• weight problems
• yoyo weight adjustments
• broken kidneys that triggered her blood to grow to be acidic

On the morning of her loss of life, she complained of stomach ache when her ex-husband, Danny Keough, took her kids to high school. He returned to search out her unconscious. She was instantly taken to the native hospital’s emergency room the place she developed critical irregular heartbeats and she or he was given a pacemaker to make her coronary heart beat extra recurrently. She was admitted to intensive care unit, however a mind scan confirmed that her mind was already lifeless from lack of oxygen.

The loss of life price from gastric bypass could be very low. The ten-year mortality charges after gastric bypass surgical procedure is three p.c and most of these deaths happen throughout the first 30 days after surgical procedure.

The Post-mortem
An post-mortem discovered important oxycodone in her bloodstream. Codeine slows down the intestines to make most individuals severely constipated and may finally paralyze the intestines. The post-mortem additionally discovered quetiapine, norbuprenorphine and buprenorphine, all of which might paralyze the intestines to trigger constipation and obstruction. She had additionally suffered from alcohol and illicit drug abuse, and smoked a pack of cigarettes a day.

Ache medication may cause intestinal paralysis, and the vast majority of drug addicts endure from constipation. When the gut muscular tissues cease contracting, meals stays within the intestines the place fluid is repeatedly absorbed. The intestinal contents will get so dry and laborious that they will block the intestines. Then the intestines refill with extra meals till they will burst. The human colon hardly ever comprises a couple of pound of stool, however her father, Elvis, had greater than 30 kilos of stool in his intestines on the time of his post-mortem.

This was my unique report on Lisa Marie Presley’s loss of life, from January 16, 2023:

Lisa Marie Presley was the one youngster of Elvis Presley, essentially the most dominant singer of all time, and actress Priscilla Presley. Lisa Marie wrote and recorded three albums, together with a gold licensed album in 2003, and was finally the only inheritor of Elvis’s fabulous wealth and Graceland property. Nevertheless, her laborious life, early sexual abuse, drug use, yoyo weight-reduction plan and 4 marriages took their toll on her well being and she or he died when her coronary heart stopped beating at age 54.

Her Arduous Life
Lisa Marie was born in 1968 to Elvis and Priscilla Presley in Memphis, Tennessee, 9 months after her mother and father’ wedding ceremony. When she was 4 years previous her mother and father divorced, so she spent most of her childhood bouncing between her mom in Los Angeles and her father at Graceland in Memphis. When she was 9, her father died and she or he inherited a part of his monumental property. Her mom began relationship actor Michael Edwards, and Lisa Marie later stated that he sexually abused her. She was troublesome to manage and began utilizing medication, so her mom despatched her to a sequence of personal colleges. Lisa Marie described herself as “type of a loner, a melancholy and unusual youngster. I had an actual self-destructive mode for some time, I by no means actually match into college. I didn’t actually have any route.”

In 2001, when she was 26, she helped to arrange The Elvis Presley Charitable Basis (EPCF) that supplied homeless households with rent-free housing, youngster day care, profession and monetary counseling and household administration steering to assist them attain monetary independence. The EPCF additionally supplied school scholarships.

Her first album was launched when she was 35, and it turned a gold finest vendor. Her second and third albums, launched at ages 38 and 44, additionally bought effectively. In 1997, for the twentieth anniversary of her father’s loss of life, she launched “Don’t Cry Daddy,” sung as a duet with Elvis utilizing a observe that he had recorded earlier than his loss of life.
Private Life
• At age 20, she married musician Danny Keough they usually had a daughter, Riley Keough, who turned an actress and mannequin, and a son, Benjamin Keough, who dedicated suicide at age 27.
• In 1994, at age 26, she divorced Danny Keough and 20 days later she married Michael Jackson. She first met Jackson when she was seven years previous. When she was nonetheless married to Keough, she rushed to assist Michael Jackson when he was accused of kid molestation and was closely hooked on medication. She persuaded him to pay to settle the abuse claims out of courtroom and get medical assist to get off medication. After two years of marriage to Jackson, she filed for divorce. For the subsequent 4 years she and Jackson tried to reconcile, however didn’t remarry. She instructed reporters that she was devastated when Jackson died in 2009, although that they had been divorced for 13 years.
• In 1998, at age 30, she was engaged to musician John Oszajca however cancelled the engagement after assembly Nicolas Cage at a celebration.
• She married Nicolas Cage in August 2002, however Cage filed for divorce 4 months later.
• When she was 37, Danny Keough was dwelling within the visitor home on her property and she or he instructed reporters that they had been planning to remarry. He had continued to be a bass guitar participant in her band.
• At age 38, she married Michael Lockwood, her band’s guitarist, music producer, and director. Danny Keough was finest man on the wedding ceremony. At age 40, she gave delivery to twin women, Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood and Finley Aaron Love Lockwood. At age 48, she started proceedings to divorce him, and the divorce was finalized 5 years later.

Well being Points and Dying from Cardiac Arrest
At age 54, she died when her coronary heart stopped beating. Two days earlier than her loss of life, she had attended the eightieth Golden Globe Awards along with her mom. Cardiac arrest means an irregular heartbeat by which her coronary heart stopped pumping blood by means of her physique. Something that damages the guts can intervene with {the electrical} beat that begins within the higher a part of the guts and travels down the guts, inflicting it to contract from high to backside. The identical danger elements for a coronary heart assault can also injury the guts muscle to trigger irregular heartbeats.

Lisa Marie had repeatedly gained and misplaced weight, and she or he instructed reporters that she knew that being wealthy and well-known doesn’t assure a protracted life. She stated her father “handed away on the age of 42, grossly obese and depending on pharmaceuticals,” and she or he didn’t wish to observe the identical path. At age 46, she had misplaced weight and weighed in at 118 kilos, the identical as she did when she was a young person. In her forties, she tried to observe an natural weight loss program and reduce down her portion sizes. Just a few years earlier than her loss of life, she ballooned as much as about 250 kilos, and used a mobility scooter to get round. By the point of her public appearances within the weeks earlier than her loss of life, she had misplaced the surplus weight.

Each time you shed pounds, you lose each fats and muscle, however once you regain misplaced weight, you acquire principally fats, so with each rise or drop in weight, you might be fatter than you had been beforehand. Having extra fats in your liver causes excessive blood sugar ranges, a situation that impacts greater than 50 p.c of North People. When blood sugar ranges rise, your pancreas releases insulin into your bloodstream. Insulin drives sugar out of your bloodstream into your liver. When your blood sugar stage drops too low, your liver releases sugar from its cells into the bloodstream. Nevertheless, when you could have a fatty liver, your liver can’t settle for sugar out of your bloodstream. As an alternative it releases sugar from its cells to boost blood sugar ranges even greater. Excessive blood sugar ranges may cause dementia, coronary heart assaults, arteriosclerosis, strokes and all the different penalties of diabetes. Extra fats additionally causes osteoarthritis, which might clarify why she wanted a mobility scooter.
Classes from Lisa Marie Presley’s Younger Dying
Repeatedly gaining and shedding pounds markedly will increase danger for Sort II diabetes and coronary heart illness. It fills up your liver with fats, that stops your physique from responding to insulin and will increase danger for coronary heart assaults and untimely loss of life. I like to recommend following an anti-inflammatory weight loss program and eliminating all the identified sources of irritation you can management together with your life-style.  You may be serving to to guard your self from coronary heart assaults, strokes, diabetes, and the various different debilitating illnesses and circumstances which can be linked to irritation.

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