Columbus Meteorologist Admitted to Hospital With Heart Problems

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

WSYX meteorologist Jym Ganahl has been released from the hospital, after suffering an irregular heartbeat.

Ganahl was admitted last week with atrial fibrillation, a condition that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure or other heart-related issues.

According to the station, during his hospital stay doctors removed 3700 cc of fluid from his lungs. Ganahl said this was a relapse of heart failure from six years ago.


“My first relapse of heart failure in six years triggered by sudden appearance of AFIB for first time ever. Extracted 3700 cc of fluid from lungs. Finally, on the diet I should have been doing and many of you encouraged me to do. Down 23 lbs. Could not even walk with a walker after release from hospital so spent couple of days with my daughter. Home now and walking without walker at all,” Ganahl wrote on his official Facebook page.

He plans to come back to work on Monday.