Dog The Bounty Hunter's family 'urge him to fix his diet and adopt a healthier lifestyle' after being hospitalised for 'stress and high blood pressure'

He was discharged from a Colorado medical centre after being admitted with chest pain over the weekend. 

And Duane 'Dog' Chapman is reportedly keen to overhgaul his diet and day-to-day lifestyle following his recent heart problems.

According to a report from TMZ on Wedneday, the Dog the Bounty Hunter star, 66, has been urged by family members to make some serious changes in a bid to avoid other health issues in the future.

Looking out for him: Dog The Bounty Hunter's family 'urge him to overhaul his diet and adopt a healthier lifestyle' after suffering from chest pain, it was reported on Wednesday

Looking out for him: Dog The Bounty Hunter's family 'urge him to overhaul his diet and adopt a healthier lifestyle' after suffering from chest pain, it was reported on Wednesday

Sources told the publication that Dog is a heavy smoker but will now attempt to cut back on the amount of cigarettes he smokes, though he allegedly has no intention of quitting altogether.

He is also said to eat a lot of junk food, and the source claimed his family would like him to adopt a strict and health diet to combat this issue. 

According to sources via TMZ, Dog did not suffer a heart attack and his chest pains appeared to be related to stress and high blood pressure.

RIP: Dog's medical emergency came three months after he was left heartbroken by the tragic death of his wife Beth Chapman, who died from throat cancer, at the age of just 51

RIP: Dog's medical emergency came three months after he was left heartbroken by the tragic death of his wife Beth Chapman, who died from throat cancer, at the age of just 51

The source continued that an angiogram was performed and it came back as normal.

Dog's medical emergency came three months after he was left devastated by the tragic death of his wife Beth Chapman, who died from throat cancer, at the age of just 51.

The bounty hunter recently admitted to Page Six that he's dropped 17lbs since her death as his diet hasn't been regular due to stress.

Changes: Sources told the publication that Dog is a heavy smoker but will now attempt to cut back on the amount he smokes, while his family also want him to go on a strict diet

Changes: Sources told the publication that Dog is a heavy smoker but will now attempt to cut back on the amount he smokes, while his family also want him to go on a strict diet

Health scare: According to sources via TMZ, Dog did not suffer a heart attack and his chest pains appeared to be related to stress and high blood pressure

Health scare: According to sources via TMZ, Dog did not suffer a heart attack and his chest pains appeared to be related to stress and high blood pressure 

He said: 'For three days I've been eating again. But Beth always said: "I like your little tummy, big daddy." No you don't! I dropped two sizes in pants.

'I'm a little faster now because weight slows you down. I think I'm actually a little healthier now. I want to maintain this weight, maybe a little bit more, but it's helped my health. I can feel it. Feelings are really strange. I don't want to eat something until I'm really hungry because I want to feel something.'

And it's still a battle to sleep for Dog because he can see Beth next to him in bed. 

Mourning: The bounty hunter recently admitted to Page Six that he's dropped 17lbs since Beth's death as his diet hasn't been regular due to stress, and he also struggles to sleep

Mourning: The bounty hunter recently admitted to Page Six that he's dropped 17lbs since Beth's death as his diet hasn't been regular due to stress, and he also struggles to sleep

He said recently: 'I haven't gotten past the place where I'm putting a pillow where she was and covering it up. And then I wake up in the middle of the night and I see her and it doesn't register that [it] ain't her. I'm still there.

'I wake up to always touch her, especially when she was sick I'd have to wake up a few times when she stopped breathing.

'I couldn't hear it no more. And she's laying and I'm like, "You are not dying like that. I will not let you die." So I'm so used to that that I don't sleep solid anymore.'

Beth passed away on June 26 after a two-year battle with throat cancer.

In memoriam: Beth passed away on June 26 after a two-year battle with throat cancer

In memoriam: Beth passed away on June 26 after a two-year battle with throat cancer

Dog The Bounty Hunter's family 'urge him to overhaul his diet and adopt a healthier lifestyle'

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