Twitch streamer Mizkif opens up about his risky heart condition - Dexerto
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Twitch streamer Mizkif opens up about his risky heart condition

Published: 27/Jun/2019 0:27 Updated: 27/Jun/2019 0:31

by Virginia Glaze

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As one of the net’s leading live streaming platforms, Twitch sees a wide variety of streamers, with some being pro gamers, magicians, and even fortune tellers, each with their own reasons for broadcasting on the site – but one streamer’s origin story included an especially heart-wrenching moment.

Popular streamer Mizkif opened up about his beginnings as a streamer during a broadcast on June 25, where he claimed that he got his start in the profession after being diagnosed with a serious heart condition.

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The condition, known as viral myocarditis, is defined as inflammation of the middle layer of the heart, which can ultimately weaken the organ, cause an abnormal heartbeat, and even result in death.

Mizkif, TwitterMizkif is a relatively popular streamer on Twitch, who opened up about his heart condition during a June broadcast.
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Mizkif claimed that he was made aware of the condition after he woke up and “couldn’t move,” experiencing extreme pain in his stomach and head.

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“I woke up, I passed out on the floor,” he said of the terrifying moment. “I thought I was completely dehydrated or something. I fell asleep for 24 hours straight. …I couldn’t wake up. I don’t know what was wrong with me.”

Mizkif later explained that he was diagnosed with viral myocarditis after a week-long series of tests, with his mother’s on-hand prescription of ibuprofen being the only thing that saved his life.

“I have a virus in my heart,” he continued. “I do. It’s still there. No one will ever know what it was. …it attacks my heart. It’s dormant right now, but it can come out at any time. It’s not likely to ever come out, but it can.”

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The streamer said that his stint in the hospital ended up inspiring him to begin his Twitch journey, ultimately being unable to perform his day job due to his doctor cautioning him not to use Adderall for fear of further damaging his heart.

Mizkif’s fanbase gave an outpouring of support for the streamer, with one commenter sharing a story about their own father experiencing similar symptoms, who later passed away in his sleep, cautioning anyone feeling numbness to hospitalize themselves.

Reddit commenters shared their own experience dealing with heart problems, prompting some touching and heart-wrenching stories.
https://www.reddit.com/r/LivestreamFail/comments/c5knzr/mizkif_talks_about_his_heart_condition_monkaw/

Mizkif is a well-known face on Twitch, with over 178,000 followers on the platform as of June 26 – and a supportive community, to boot.

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Ethan Dolan has emotional reunion with long-distance girlfriend

Published: 13/Oct/2020 13:54

by Alice Hearing

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Popular YouTuber Ethan Dolan has revealed on Instagram the details of his long-term relationship with girlfriend Kristina Alice, who he reconnected with this week after spending most of quarantine apart.

Ethan and his twin Grayson originally rose to popularity on the video app Vine in 2013, and have since gone on to produce content on their highly successful YouTube channel with over 11 million subscribers.

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While they have many adoring fans, they haven’t been exempt from drama, such as earlier in July when they were forced to address a homophobic slur used when explaining the bullying they received in high school. In the same month, Ethan released a video detailing how comments online about his acne had severely affected his well-being in the past year.

Last week Ethan revealed his girlfriend to the world on YouTube with his brother Grayson. After spending months apart Kristine was finally able to catch a flight out to Los Angeles from Australia where she lives.

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The twins shared a vlog where Ethan and Kristen reunited last week

On Monday, Ethan stunned his fans by posting a series of close, romantic pictures to his Instagram alongside an emotional message, which read: “To say the least, this has been a chaotic, stressful, weird, confusing, uneasy year. But because it was spent with the smartest – most caring -best sense of humor having – so pretty I get stunned every time I look at – perfect woman in the world, it has been the best year of my life.”

He explained that last December was “one of the most emotionally exhausting months of my life” and attributed his success and ability to get through to her support.

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Part 1/3. To say the least, this has been a chaotic, stressful, weird, confusing, uneasy year. But because it was spent with the smartest – most caring -best sense of humor having – so pretty I get stunned every time I look at – perfect woman in the world, it has been the best year of my life. Our trip to Hawaii on this day last year, will be a memory I cherish for the rest of my life. I will be forever grateful for how caring you were during one of the most emotionally exhausting months of my life while living in Australia together last December. I wouldn’t have been able to create my most proud project last January without your constant support. When we were forced to quarantine together and be attached at the hip for an additional 5 months longer than we planned… I wasn’t even mad😌 When you had to go back to Australia without knowing when we’d be able to see each other again it was NOT CHILL. Although we unintentionally spent 4 months on opposite sides of the globe with a 17 hour time difference… I still felt closer than ever to you. The hours on FaceTime everyday and random gift care packages were fun. You completely took over my camera roll because I couldn’t help but to screenshot your face every couple seconds. Getting a little part of you tattooed on my arm also contributed to you feeling closer to me I guess 😝 Thank you for making me happy everyday. Thank you for giving me something to always look forward to. Thank you for making me a better version of myself. I love you Photos by: @jordenkeith

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He added, “When we were forced to quarantine together and be attached at the hip for an additional 5 months longer than we planned… I wasn’t even mad. When you had to go back to Australia without knowing when we’d be able to see each other again it was NOT CHILL. Although we unintentionally spent 4 months on opposite sides of the globe with a 17 hour time difference… I still felt closer than ever to you.”

“The hours on FaceTime everyday and random gift care packages were fun. You completely took over my camera roll because I couldn’t help but screenshot your face every couple of seconds. Getting a little part of you tattooed on my arm also contributed to you feeling closer to me I guess.”

It seems as though Ethan will have more to say in the next few days after he labeled the caption only part 1 of 3. For now, the YouTuber has confirmed to the world that not only is he in a far better place than he was last year, but that he is well and truly taken.