A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications

Kyler's family first noticed he was ill on December 23 when he returned home for Christmas but said he was able to celebrate with them

When he came to visit for the holidays, his family said he looked rundown and had a bit of a snotty nose. Symptoms can last a week to 10 days. His fever was running on and off, irregularly.

He was rushed Wednesday to an emergency room and airlifted to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he died just hours later. He died on December 28, less than 24 hours after arriving.

Sepsis, or blood poisoning, is always triggered by an infection, including the flu virus.

This is evidence the body's immune system has kicked into action, releasing white blood cells to the site of the injury to kill off the bacteria causing the infection.

The official cause of death was organ failure due to septic shock from the flu, Kyler's family said.

According to the CDC, tens of thousands of people in the United States die from the flu each year (the number fluctuates based on the severity of the strain).

Get the Flu Shot: Dr. Moore says the most important way to prevent getting the flu is getting the flu vaccine. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body that protect against flu. The Chesapeake, Virginia pathologist told CBN News people should, "Get to the doctor as early as possible", noting that certain anti-viral medications work best when administered as close to the onset of symptoms as possible.

So far this season, more than 40,000 cases of the flu have been reported.

Baughman was a bodybuilder and had won awards for in competitions over the years.

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"He was into physical fitness", Beverly Baughman told WXPI.

While it sounds like Baughman lived a very healthy lifestyle, his body seemed to have an adverse reaction to the flu.

"It doesn't seem real", Mrs. Baughman told WPXI.

His fiancee, Olivia Marcanio, recalled him coming home and laid down complaining of chest pains. She spoke with the outlet following her beau's passing.

Marcanio posted a touching photo of them together, reminiscing about their first date.

Following his shocking death, the Baughman family is hoping to spread awareness and save lives. His Mother and Father Are Nowadays advocating others to seek medical therapy promptly if they are feeling under the weather.

However just days later, Kyler's health took a turn for the worse.

"I just think he ignored it and thought, "oh, it will go away" like most people".

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