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Days After Life-Altering Diagnosis, Multimillionaire Alex Rodriguez Launches Potentially Life-Saving Campaign

Published 06/06/2023, 8:00 AM EDT

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Alex Rodriguez is a fitness and health lover. The New York Yankees legend regularly works on staying in shape and remaining active. Daily exercise is a necessity in his life. But despite his best efforts, the multimillionaire was recently given a life-altering diagnosis. Most recently, he spread awareness about the disease with an epic social media move. 

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Medical personnel recently diagnosed Rodriguez with early-stage gum disease. This happened during one of his regular dentist check-ups. Instead of moping or feeling down about the diagnosis, he decided to spread awareness about it. This is a responsible and credible move by A-Rod. 

Alex Rodriguez spreads awareness about gum disease in his latest Instagram post


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Alex Rodriguez has revealed that he is suffering from early-stage gum disease. The Yankees legend stated that he’d gone for a regular dentist appointment before being given the diagnosis. Most recently, he spread awareness about the disease with an epic social media move. A-Rod shared his campaign with Arestin on Instagram in a move that may save lives. He shared his story while trying to educate people about gum disease. In the video, he shares facts about gum disease as well as symptoms and possible treatment methods. 


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In the caption, A-Rod said, “#ad I was surprised to find out at a routine dentist appointment I have early-stage gum disease. Since then, I’ve been on a mission to help others & raise awareness. Check out my story w/ Arestin (minocycline HCI), a treatment option my dentist recommended. Talk to your dentist & learn more at #CoverYourBases”


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Rodriguez mentioned that almost 65 million Americans suffer from this disease. Furthermore, there is no cure for it. Patients can only manage it with a proper treatment plan. It could also lead to other chronic disorders if not treated properly, according to A-Rod. Nevertheless, the baseball player is in good spirits after being sighted undergoing a holiday with his family.

A-Rod enjoys a family holiday after the shocking diagnosis

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Alex Rodriguez has gone to Europe with his family after the shocking gum disease diagnosis. A-Rod and his clan have traveled to the Balkans and spent time in Montenegro. Furthermore, they also shared Instagram Stories from Croatia. This trip is the perfect way for the Yankees legend to take his mind off of the diagnosis.


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Pranay Mukherjee

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Pranay Mukherjee is an MLB writer at EssentiallySports, with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. His expertise lies in cheat sheets, post-game analysis, and trade rumors, providing readers with comprehensive coverage of the sport. Pranay is an avid follower of baseball and is a staunch supporter of the Yankees, firmly believing that it is time for the New York team to break their World Series jinx.

Edited By: Amal Joyce