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Grant Denyer reveals shock health diagnosis and says doctors warned him he was going to die

Grant Denyer reveals shock health diagnosis and says doctors warned him he was going to die if he didn’t change his lifestyle: ‘My organs were running at seven per cent’

Grant Denyer has revealed how doctors warned him he was going to die if he didn’t change his lifestyle.

The 45-year-old said he ‘could do whatever I wanted from wherever I wanted,’ following his success on TV but living a whirlwind life impacted his health and he ended up with chronic fatigue syndrome. 

‘I wasn’t listening to my body; I had massive chronic fatigue,’ he said on his Along for the Ride podcast.

Grant Denyer revealed he had ‘massive chronic fatigue’ and doctors warned him he was going to die if he didn’t change his lifestyle

‘There was a point there where I went to the doctor and they examined my organs and tested them all and said they were running at about seven per cent.’

‘And they said, “if you don’t do something, drastically, you’re going to die, and soon”. That’s when I was like, holy sh**, this is serious, I need to do something about this.’

Grant explained how he ‘forgot about success and ratings’ and started to focus on his health.

The 45-year-old told 7News on Tuesday, 'could do whatever I wanted from wherever I wanted,' following his success on TV but living a whirlwind life impacted his health

The 45-year-old told 7News on Tuesday, ‘could do whatever I wanted from wherever I wanted,’ following his success on TV but living a whirlwind life impacted his health

It comes after Grant revealed how his battle with perfectionism has affected his life and career.

The former Sunrise weatherman said in July he struggles with the ‘fear of not being good enough’ but has developed effective coping strategies.

Grant, a two-time Dancing with the Stars winner, said in a frank Instagram post: ‘I’m flawed, I have many weaknesses, I struggle.’

He then explained how meditation helped.

‘I am a work in progress. I suffer from perfectionism but with stuff like meditation or self-improvement I don’t aim for perfection, just progress. That is enough,’ he added.

It comes after Grant revealed how his battle with perfectionism has affected his life and career

It comes after Grant revealed how his battle with perfectionism has affected his life and career

Grant’s television career has been filled with highs and lows.

His perfectionism saw him twice crowned winner of Channel Seven’s Dancing with the Stars, in 2006 and 2022.

He also hosted the competitive dancing series from 2019 to 2020 on Channel 10.

Grant has struggled with an addiction to painkillers in the past, after breaking his back in a freak monster truck accident in 2008.

And in 2014 he checked into a wellness centre in Thailand with his wife Chezzi.

The former Sunrise weatherman said he struggles with the 'fear of not being good enough' but has developed effective coping strategies, including meditation

The former Sunrise weatherman said he struggles with the ‘fear of not being good enough’ but has developed effective coping strategies, including meditation 

Grant Denyer’s health 

In 2008, a monster truck crash left Grant with a vertebrae that was shattered in 11 pieces, and doctors feared he may never walk again

Following the incident, he struggled with an addiction to painkillers and in 2014 checked into a wellness centre in Thailand with his wife Chezzi

In 2019, Grant suffered a torn lower back disc while doing DIY work on his farm. He was forced to take time off Dancing With The Stars to recover

In July this year, Grant spoke about his mental health and said he struggles with the ‘fear of not being good enough’

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