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Frankie Muniz revealed to the world on Tuesday that he has suffered a mini-stroke last week. He talked about the scary moment on Good Morning America Wednesday, revealing that he couldn’t even speak.
Muniz tweeted, “I was in the hospital last Friday. I suffered a "Mini Stroke", which was not fun at all. Have to start taking care of my body! Getting old!” Although he did not reveal any other details, sources for TMZ say that his friends rushed the 26-year-old to an Arizona emergency room when they noticed him “acting really weird.”
On Wednesday, the Malcolm in the Middle star told GMA, “I couldn't say words. I thought I was saying them! My fiance, was looking at me like I was speaking a foreign language,” reports USA Today.
Muniz explained that he was riding his motorcycle in Phoenix when he suddenly lost vision in one eye. He stressed that he does not drink, smoke or do drugs.
“I can't get a deep breath in,” Muniz said. “I'm still trying to make sense of it, but happy I'm alive.”
A mini-stroke happens to just 10 percent of people under 45. The Huffington Post explained that it is also called a transient ischemic attack, where blood is not flowing to the brain for a short time. Symptoms often last hours.
Muniz was most recently seen in Don’t Trust The B--- in Apt. 23 and tours with his band Kingsfoil.