American TV personality and firefighter, Ryan Sutter, was the winner on the first season of “The Bachelorette.” He was chosen by his present wife, Trista Rehn now Sutter, and the duo would go on to have two kids.
Aside these listed professions above, Sutter was also a former player for the football team; Baltimore Ravens. In 2020, he joined the Denver Fire Department.
After battling with his health for a few months, Sutter recently revealed that his doctors have come up with a diagnosis.
Keep reading below for more details.
Ryan Sutter Discloses His Diagnosis
During the May 25 episode of Trista’s “Better Etc.,” Sutter explained his diagnosis and how they were able to arrive at that point.
He noted that after series of tests and treatments, no one could figure out what was wrong with him. However, about a year later, the doctors finally came up with a reason for his ill health.
“On top of being exposed to mould, I was also dealing with these long days, exhaustion, dehydration and all these things that weaken your immune system…,” Sutter mentioned on the podcast.
Furthermore, he revealed that these complications made it difficult for his immune system to fight off infections like Lyme disease.
About Ryan Sutter’s Medical Journey
On November 28, 2020, Trista disclosed on her Instagram page that her family is still looking for a suitable answer that would explain her husband’s declining health.
She went on to say that they have all been “struggling for months to get answers.”
She also said that some of Sutter’s symptoms poi ted towards lymphoma, but the result was negative. Thankful that her husband did not have cancer, Trista told her Instagram fans that she was relieved.
Although it was good news at the time, they continued to press on for a definite diagnosis with the help of friends and families.
Ryan Sutter Says He’s Doing Well
In light of his recent diagnosis, the doctors have been able to channel their resources towards helping Sutter get his health back on track.
The former Bachelorette star said that after he tested positive for Lyme disease, he has been working to “build back his immune system.”
He noted that he has been responding well to supplements and dietary changes to help fight the disease. He also mentioned during the podcast that he has the best support system to guide him through.
Aside from this disease, Sutter also opened up about testing positive to EBV virus and COVID-19.
Hope For The Future
For over a year, Sutter has been confined to his home and hospital beds in search for a diagnosis, and now that he has it, he’s looking to the future.
“I truly believe that we’re on the right path,” he said.
Furthermore, the former football player thanked everyone who has been there for him; including the doctors, his fans and family.
The Sutters also showed support for other people going through similar health issues, asking them to be hopeful and never stop looking for answers.