Hugh Hefner's Declining Health Began with Back Infection Years Ago

Hugh Hefner's Declining Health Began with Back Infection Years Ago January 2018
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Hugh Hefner started having serious back issues about 2 years ago, and it was all downhill from there as far as his health … TMZ has learned.

Sources close to the Playboy founder tell us he already had back problems in his late 80s, but it got much worse when he got an infection. We’re told it was so debilitating for Hugh, he could barely walk without assistance and was bedridden soon after.

That’s when his public appearances became extremely rare … one of his last was at the Mansion in May 2016 to announce Playmate of the Year, Eugena Washington

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