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-- you can join us throughout the morning he's here on the -- -- to tell us about some of the medical ramifications.
-- mine president hadn't looked pretty good you know what's amazing and we're into the group of the ones with the most medical problems the last person Alex Vega 31 years old.
But kidney trouble that's very problematic when you're in an area of 86 degree heat.
You're dehydrated it's so hard to maintain kidney function yet.
His skin color looked very very good which is a sign that his kidneys may not have been as bad as we will concern about.
The next gentleman 56 years old.
With high blood pressure also like -- head.
More of it more of a problem as you get older.
You know some I am concerned about him as well and as they -- them up out of the mine.
The blood pressure can actually drop precipitously.
Because the muscle tone isn't what you would expect it to -- They wanted to worrisome things about this Fella Jorge gallegly it's.
He is the fact that apparently during one of those a video conferences where they had the camera down -- he talked to people up top he said.
I don't feel so good.
You know a lot of the blood pressure medications that we use -- actually.
Make you even more dehydrated and they may not be so tolerated well tolerated in the situation of great heat like this and where they may not be drinking as much as they should be eating as much of -- amazing.
That the physicians involved.
We're actually getting them through this having them lose weight and yet.
Maintain their health so what are you doing -- candidate being whisked away they wave they get talked to him in the put on stretchers and taking we're -- and would have -- holiday mean they're going to be taken to a hot local hospital that gearing up for this and -- and as many things you can do for -- hospital.
The hospital obviously that you could never do down there no matter how many doctors -- -- your.
-- doing KG still do it actuaries don't do full blood panel to give them intravenous lines -- get his blood pressure monitor properly.
They'll make sure there hasn't been any damage to the heart that something that we're going to be watching for very closely.
The most fascinating things was to learn more today about the life that they have been leading talent underground for seventy -- I think many people in the American public believe that they were all sort of hunched over in one specific room.
And had no access to any other avenues within the mind but -- here.
That one of the -- ran six miles today.
Inside the different areas of the show.
An exercise is key for keeping them in good health and apparently they also did a very good job at hygiene -- where they went to go to the bathroom -- without a bathroom.
That's key because you can spread infection so easily in that kind of -- situation yet they were able to avoid that sounds like.
There were people in charge that had some degree of medical training that helped a lot that is Edison Pena he's 34 years old fuels requested that Elvis Presley songs -- sent down the line that's right so that is that.
-- I you know translated into Spanish and English yeah I guess -- -- -- any language elvis' Elvis that's for sure are.
Now okay so we're looking at these pictures and you know finally a good story good news story that we're covering because you've had so much bad news in the but here's a thing doctor these guys are gonna go home eventually.
And then at night it's going to be dark and they're gonna wind up having flash back.
No question about it you're gonna have trouble sleeping they're gonna have anxiety.
They're gonna have what we call deep personal physician some of them may need medication they may be suffering from depression for years to come most of them are not gonna choose to go back into a mind.
Also I'm concerned about the effects of the gas -- -- -- so far we're not seeing any kind of gas well this bad thing guests throughout -- and that can cause a lot of irritability can cause problems with a -- some carbon monoxide through outline wouldn't mind there's no way to really test for that.
You know we're gonna have to test that they're gonna have to be tested in the days to come to make sure that there's not any neurological problems that come from having been down there for so long.
And one of the things we touched on a little bit earlier during our show here was the fact that many of these men were smokers.
And -- be getting they were sending down nicotine patches to them.
And then eventually the requests started coming up hey we want the actual think will have some cigarettes and so they sent them that.
You know it really tells you something about the doctors who were advising them that they.
Basically had to adapt to this situation nobody wants miners to be smoking in such a confined situation but I have to tell -- aggression.
There's no way under such stress they're gonna quit if they're if they're chronically smoking it just doesn't work but they would have to do it but is there a danger to the body and for thirty year old when he stops over he stopped smoking when you go to your -- used to -- you go through some withdraw all the nicotine patch would have taken care of that.
Bill but I'm more concerned about what the oxygen quality was down there and then they're smoking cigarettes obviously though they did okay with a sure and one of the things it.
And -- you see a live picture.
And the the cable still going down as it drops Phoenix two down to floor of the mind.
Going forward -- Some of these guys -- gonna -- Health issues and it'll be interesting to see how the government of Chile reacts you know they're gonna take care of them for a month that -- -- -- these guys going to.
We've already heard from him -- -- -- national heroes I think gonna take care of these guys for a.
You know -- better because there's long term health risks right now it's in the media spotlight we're covering it.
Every once covering it I wanna see them be taking care for the rest of the what we already talked about post -- stress disorder.
There's the issue of the effects of these talks here there's the issue of what kind of damage has been done to the health down there that we haven't yet found out about their hearts their lungs.
They're neurological systems -- never a lot of them are never going to be exactly the same again -- -- long term care.
Are you psychiatrist as well because.
Some of them -- he.
Psychiatric help and I'm not talking about being underneath the ground but for familial situations hit I -- any of the stories that came out here 11 gentleman had a baby -- his wife.
That gave birth.
He was able to see that on a video camera but other stories stories started surfacing about mistresses and wives -- didn't know about them so.
Do we need a psychiatrist on the couch to tell us how that's -- all -- You know Gretchen was interesting I read in the reports that they offered -- anti depressants but none of them went for that they've they've been tough it out.
But that's in this in that in the -- -- situation down the line you're gonna see some depression.
You gonna see a difficulty with the readjusting.
To normal life and yes psychiatrists or psychologists we'll have to be involved.
You can write a doctor -- thank you very much for making her third or fourth appearance here in the current account and all night you do incredible job thanks -- -- -- eight minutes at the top via some other.
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