Frankie 'Malcolm In The Middle' Muniz suffers mini-stroke
Frankie Muniz has suffered a mini-stroke. Forgive me, but that can happen when one increases their muscle mass beyond what nature intended.
The actor - who turns 27 today (happy birthday, Frankie) - was taken to hospital in Arizona last Friday after friends reportedly noticed he was having trouble speaking and understanding their conversations.
He tweeted yesterday: "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!"
Frankie - who put his acting career on hold when Malcolm in the Middle ended after six years in 2006 - has been advised by doctors to rest, but he is due to embark on a tour with his band Kingsfoil, for which he is the drummer, later this week. It is unclear whether the shows will still go ahead.
It is not yet known what caused the mini-stroke, as medics are still awaiting the result of tests. They might want to suggest he gives the presumed iron pumping and the protein shakes a miss.
Mini-strokes usually affect those over the age of 55. They are temporary interruptions of blood flow to part of the brain but do not kill brain tissue.
Story by Sheena McGinley | 10:20 | Wednesday 5th December 2012 | TV News
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