Speaking to reporters outside his home in Burlington, Vermont, the senator said that while he intends to continue "actively campaigning", he plans to "change the nature of the campaign" in order to ensure "I have the strength to do what I have to do". "Thank God, I have a lot of energy during this campaign".
"We were doing, in some cases, five or six meetings a day, three or four rallies and town meetings and meeting with groups of people".
'I must confess that I was dumb, ' he said, explaining that he had been campaigning hard in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire before the incident. So that's about all, let me hear what the doctor has to say, OK? I'm feeling good, getting some work done. I know it's a tough job, being in Vermont on a handsome fall day, but hey...somebody's got to do it. Following medical evaluation and testing, he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted. Sen.
His campaign also downplayed any skepticism that his ailments would have a negative impact on his presidential run. "But make no mistake: Sen".
"I think we're going to change the nature of the campaign a bit", Sanders said. "Partly I think people were coming out to show their support in light of what happened with Sen".More news: EU's Tusk tells Johnson to stop playing 'stupid blame game' on Brexit
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But just hours later, he was at a campaign event in Nevada when he experienced chest discomfort and was taken to a hospital, where he was diagnosed with a heart attack.
He did not however say he would withdraw from the race to be the Democratic presidential nominee.
Still, according to Politico, Sanders said the latest development would not prompt him to release his medical records any sooner, noting that they will be disclosed "at the appropriate time".
A spokesperson for Sanders did not respond to Fox News' request for comment. "So if there's any message that I hope we can get out there, it's that I want people to pay attention to their symptoms". And you know when you are hurting, when you're worn out, pain in your chest, listen to it. So, he visited a new doctor on Tuesday.
The Lee & Martin Funeral Home in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, confirmed that she died on October 6, which was the day Sanders went back to his home state of Vermont after suffering a heart attack.