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'Basketball Wives' Tami Roman Suffers Mild Heart Attack

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"Basketball Wives" star Tami Roman is recovering after suffering a "mild heart attack" yesterday.

Roman, 41, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for a medical emergency, according to a statement from her publicist, posted on VH1.com.

"She has since been released and would like to let her fans and supporters know she is doing fine and looks forward to resuming her scheduled engagements," the release said.

Roman confirmed the cause of her health scare via Twitter last night and reassured fans that she is on the road to recovery.


Tami Roman
Thx 2every1 for the get well wishes. Never thought I'd have a mild heart attack at 41. God has a way of bringing ...

According to VH1, Roman appeared "under the weather" at an appearance with the network the night before and tweeted, later that night, that she was "not feeling so well."

The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute describes the symptoms of a heart attack as follows:

  • Chest pain or discomfort. This involves uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain in the center or left side of the chest that can be mild or strong. This discomfort or pain often lasts more than a few minutes or goes away and comes back.
  • Upper body discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw, or upper part of the stomach.
  • Shortness of breath, which may occur with or before chest discomfort.
  • Nausea (feeling sick to your stomach), vomiting, light-headedness or sudden dizziness, or breaking out in a cold sweat.
  • Symptoms also may include sleep problems, fatigue (tiredness), and lack of energy.

In addition to the drama unfolding on season four of Roman's reality show, the NBA divorcee and mother of two is being sued by a company called Crème De La Crème Hair for backing out of an endorsement deal in which she promised to feature their hair extensions on air, TMZ reports.

Roman failed to coordinate the company's appearance on the show, according to a lawsuit filed in Texas earlier this month, and is being asked to cover more than $75 thousand in damages.

In her last tweet since reports of her hospitalization surfaced, Roman says she's giving Twitter a rest and recovering stress free.


Tami Roman
I'm off twitter 4 awhile, no stress recovery, but I appreciate ALL the positive energy & the negative 1's-get a life-I sure appreciate mine

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