Alan Hughes returned to Ireland AM today, following his recent hospitalisation.
Earlier this week, the 57-year-old told fans he was in Bon Secours Hospital, due to issues with his heart.
Speaking to his co-host Laura Woods, Alan explained: “I was getting shortness of breath and I went for a stress test and following the stress test, they found that my resting heartbeat was very fast.”
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The TV presenter thanked everyone for their “goodwill messages”, and revealed he has to wear a heart monitor for a few days.
“I’m a real hypochondriac anyway, but doctors explained that because I have this high resting heart rate, there might be something…”
“So I’m wearing the heart monitor to see what happens over the five days,” he said.
Laura replied: “You are right to get it checked because you’re one of the fittest people I know and for you to have shortness of breath just isn’t usual.”