His 24-inch biceps caught him on social media. He became known as the “Brazilian Hulk”. But the excesses he did to look muscular, which made him famous and successful, became the cause of his death.
Bodybuilder Valdir Segato has died at the age of 55, ignoring doctors’ warnings and the risk of stroke and fatal infection as he made room to make his “supernatural appearance”.
Valdir’s dream was to be like his heroes, none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Incredible Hulk. And at one point he succeeded, albeit at a very high cost.
His addiction to synthol injections led the bodybuilder to ignore medical advice.
for a large part of his career. The man injected himself with large doses of synthol to increase his figure; All regardless that many experts had already warned him of all the risks that brought him.
Some time ago, during an interview with the BBC, the “Brazilian Hulk” reported that he had chosen to use the substance because, despite the fact that he trained daily, he was similar to his peers, El Heraldo de. Did not get results. Mexico is published.
The man commented that he was too skinny at the time and just wanted to be like the others. In the said interview, he also mentioned that he had started training to quit his drug addiction.
After trying to stretch his muscles for a long time, when he turned 49, doctors warned him that it might require amputation because it could cause irreparable damage to his nerves.
But Segato, who worked in construction, continued despite professional advice, saying he wanted to grow up, The Mirror reported.
In 2016, the man said: “They call me Hulk, Schwarzenegger and He-Man all the time and I love that. I’ve doubled the size of my biceps but I still want to get bigger.”
So much so, he also called himself “Valdir Synthol” on his social networks, and regularly posted pictures and videos of his bulging muscles, the medium added.
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According to the testimony of his relatives, Valdir felt bad only on his birthday. He was immediately taken to a hospital near his home; However, after some time he died in the medical center.
Apparently, the man sought help from the neighbor’s mother due to respiratory problem.
“It was about 6 in the morning. He crawled through the Secret Annex and appeared. Then he knocked on my mother’s window, knocked, knocked, then she got up and said ‘Help me, help me because I am dying'” Moussa da Concicao da Silva told Globo.
What is Synthol?
In various interviews, Valdir revealed how he used a mixture of synthol oil, alcohol, pain relievers, and oil.
Use of this substance increases the risk of infection, muscle fibrosis, tumors, brain and muscle problems. In addition, these types of implants often cause chronic pain.
Despite being warned by doctors about the deadly risks, that didn’t stop him from sharing his bulging biceps on TikTok (@valdirsegatooficial), where he amassed an impressive 1.7 million followers.
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