Clark and Neal have been married for six years after tying the knot in 2015. They separated in June 2021.
The favored TV presenter, 33, opened as much as Claudia Winkleman on the launch of his new e book Ten: The Decade That Modified My Future, at London’s Royal Pageant Corridor on Wednesday.
Talking in regards to the influence his failed relationship had on his well being, he mentioned: “I didn’t simply get mentally in poor health, I obtained bodily in poor health.
“Twice final yr I ended up at the back of an ambulance as a result of my coronary heart failed.”
He elaborated: “I simply bear in mind the shot entering into and rapidly this sense from the center of your physique, each methods, nearly takes you over, and also you simply cease and my coronary heart stopped’.
“There’s simply seven faces and this vivid gentle simply taking a look at me. After which I took a breath. And so they have been like, ‘He’s in a standard rhythm’.
“I used to be like, ‘What the f**ok is happening?’”
Clark took 5 months off work amid the marital breakdown.
Whereas his members of the family have been satisfied that he was solely struggling heartbreak, the Essex-native was certain it was extra critical.
He mentioned: “I knew it wasn’t proper. It turned out that my coronary heart needed to be restarted. I bear in mind laying in resus and I had all these pads on with all these wires and never understanding what it was.
“It was solely afterwards that I mentioned, ‘What was the pads for?’ And so they mentioned, ‘In the event you didn’t take your breath… as a result of we’d have needed to restart you electrically’.
“You don’t even give it some thought whenever you’re there. So I didn’t simply get mentally in poor health, I obtained bodily in poor health.”