Tamra Judge has offered up a new update on Eddie Judge's ongoing heart issues after a check-up this week, telling fans on Instagram that they received "not the news we were hoping for. We will keep fighting this fight. Thank you for all the love. [Eddie] you have my heart."
On Monday, The Real Housewives of Orange County husband underwent more testing to check on the status of his heart and AFib condition (aka atrial fibrillation, an irregular and often rapid heart rate), which he confirmed he had last year. Tamra opened up about the procedure on Instagram prior to confirming what the doctors had discovered:
"Hoping for good news. It’s been 5 months since his last ablation and he’s been feeling so much better. Today the doc will scope his heart to see if his appendage is working properly [and] he can go off medication. If it’s not working the appendage will need to be closed (another procedure) and he stays on meds.[Eddie] must be nervous because his heart is playing all kinds of tricks right now. #AFib," she wrote.
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When Tamra and Eddie spoke to The Daily Dish late last month, they previewed their hopes for this next stage in his journey, with Eddie revealing at the time that "as of today I am feeling 99.9 [percent] normal. Yesterday was one of my first days that I have ever felt, since I got diagnosed, that I ever felt normal. I can think clearer, I have energy, I’m getting a lot of things done, I don’t feel lethargic."
With the news different than the couple initially expected last month, Tamra did thank fans for their ongoing support this week as he continues on his health journey: "Thanks for all the sweet comments[;] he loves reading them." -Additional reporting by Alice Dubin