Howie Mandel reveals what caused his collapse, hospitalization after Starbucks visit


America’s Got TalentHowie Mandel suffered a health scare on Wednesday when he collapsed at a California Starbucks. Mandel was admitted briefly to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with low blood sugar levels and dehydration. Mandel On Thursday, we went in greater detail in a YouTube VideoListen to his podcast Howie Mandel Does Stuff Jackelyn Shultz was there to explain that his dehydration was caused by a colonoscopy which he had undergone a few days before. “What has this world come to where you can’t pass out in a Starbucks privately anymore?” Mandel joked.

“I had a colonoscopy a few days ago,” Mandel joked. “They empty you out. You take a drink and you empty out. I have consensual diarrhea for an entire night… And then I was dehydrated.”The 65 year-old explained that he had made a mistake in going back to work the day after the procedure. “All I kind of lived on was coffee and caffeine, which also exacerbates dehydration, I was told,”He stated.

Mandel claimed that he doesn’t drink water. However, he promised to. “moisturize and hydrate from now on”After his fainting spell. “Apparently, when you do that you will pass out at Starbucks… It was also the cost of the caramel macchiato venti that just threw me over the edge,” Mandel told Schultz. Schulz explained that Mandel was “nervous”After hearing his story, he was taken to the hospital. “I saw TMZ,”She said. “Well, first Mom called me and she goes, ‘Don’t worry. Everything’s OK.’ I was worried. She’s like, ‘We’re going to the hospital.’ So, I was already freaking out.”

Mandel eventually assured Schultz that the entire ordeal was not as serious as it seemed. “I just passed out and… I got really dizzy and couldn’t stand up, but I don’t think I ever lost consciousness,”He stated. “And I got totally soaked with sweat. For somebody who is dehydrated, I had a lot of sweat in me, so that even exacerbated the dehydration.”He was able to leave the hospital after having his heart examined. “I want to thank first responders, and everybody at the hospital, at West Hills Hospital, thank you so much for taking care of me,” Mandel concluded. “Here I am, back on my podcast, healthy, hydrated and moist.”

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