Youtuber Jake Paul Admits Memory Loss and Voice Problems Due to Boxing

Jake Paul has opened up about the impact his boxing career has had on him (Image: Getty)

Youtuber becomes a boxer Jake Paul has revealed that he has suffered from amnesia and a lisp since starting his pay-per-view boxing career.

The 24-year-old boy boasts 20.4 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and against Tyron Woodley on Saturday, explains that he notices changes when he talks to loved ones.

Speaking during an interview on a TV program Depth with Graham Bensinger, he said: ‘I notice it in conversations with my girlfriends or friends – not remembering something I could possibly remember happened a few days ago. Sometimes in my speech, every one hundred or two hundred words I would mess up or say profanity, which I didn’t do before. ‘

Talking about his time playing football in the US as a teenager, the star shared that he went through a lot of concessions after that from ‘hit many times, wearing a helmet to wearing a helmet’.

He noted that getting started as a boxer was also ‘no different’ as he drew in people at ‘much higher levels’ than he was.

When asked how many concussions he’s experienced ‘all’, Paul ultimately estimated between 20 and 30.

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According to the NHS, symptoms of a concussion can include loss of consciousness, memory loss, confusion and blurred or disturbed vision.

Discussing the brain scans he did at the start of his professional boxing career in 2018, Paul shared: ‘The doctor told me there was a lack of blood flow from the concussions I had. when I play football into certain regions of the brain, one of them is the frontal lobe, which is part of the memory.

‘After my first year of boxing, I went back and it was worse.’

The former Disney Channel star later admitted that the doctor’s advice was: ‘Don’t play that sport.’

According to the UK traumatic brain injury charity charity Go aheadThe frontal lobe is the area of ​​the brain behind the forehead and is heavily involved in intellectual activities such as planning and organizing, as well as with personality and controlling emotions and behaviors.

Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley at their pre-match equalizer on the Friday before the game (Image: Getty)

To cure his symptoms, the YouTuber said he has been following ‘new research’ and ‘experimenting’ with psychedelic methods, including sucking toad venom, which he claims has ‘ very helpful’.

Paul will face former UFC welterweight champion Woodley on Saturday in a head-to-head rematch, which Paul won by a split decision.

This comes after the British boxer Tommy Fury – with whom Paul has a vendetta – withdraw from their scheduled match on the day due to a bacterial infection and broken ribs.

He has also offered Woodley a bonus of $500,000 (£377,458). if he can beat him, which Jake Bostwick, the topless boxer with whom Paul fought in his first bout, branded a ‘crazy clause’.

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