Jean Good is encouraging individuals to speak to their docs about their coronary heart well being amid recovering from a latest process.
The Hacks actress and Emmy winner revealed she has lately undergone a “profitable coronary heart process” in an Instagram put up on Thursday. Good shared that her determination to talk publicly about her non-public well being situation, was as a result of it being American Coronary heart Month.
“February is American Coronary heart Month — a time when the nation spotlights coronary heart well being, so it feels necessary to share with all of you that I’m recovering from a latest, profitable coronary heart process,” she wrote. “I’m lucky to have wonderful skilled care and assist from household and buddies whereas I proceed to recuperate.”
She concluded her message, which supplied no different particulars, with a small plea to her followers and readers. “Please hearken to your physique and speak to your physician — I’m very glad I did,” she stated.
Good’s well being situation was not beforehand publicly identified, however she has mentioned her well being publicly earlier than, together with her expertise with Sort 1 diabetes, even suggesting that she started her appearing profession as an oblique results of that, in an interview with The New Yorker.
“My mom insisted that I keep in Seattle for school. I had been recognized with Sort 1 diabetes after I was 13, and she or he nonetheless hadn’t gotten over that by the point I used to be on the brink of graduate highschool. She was afraid, I feel, for me to exit of state to highschool,” Good stated of her determination to attend the “phenomenal theatre program” at College of Washington. “So I’ve my mom and my diabetes to thank.”
That is additionally not the primary time coronary heart well being has impacted Good’s life. The Emmy-winning actress and Hacks star misplaced her husband of greater than 30 years, Richard Gilliland, unexpectedly in 2021 from a heart-related situation.