One of the greatest living actors of the 21 century Frankie Muniz suffers mini stroke

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  1. Magnificent Mr. Hole

    Magnificent Mr. Hole Well-Known Member

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    Mini-Stroke: Actor Frankie Muniz's Transient Ischemic Attack

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    Frankie Muniz is recovering from a health scare. The "Malcolm in the Middle" actor, 26, tweeted the surprising news Tuesday that he recently suffered a "mini stroke."

    A mini-stroke, also known as a transient ischemic attack, is when no blood flows to the brain for a moment of time, but it doesn't cause brain tissue death like with a regular stroke, according to the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. Symptoms of a mini-stroke may last for up to a day, though they often just last for a couple hours.

    The stoppage of blood flow to the brain may be caused by a blood clot, blood vessel injury, or blood vessel narrowing, the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia reported. Risk factors for the condition include having diabetes, high cholesterol, being older (age 55 or older), having atrial fibrillation, or a family history of stroke.

    The Mayo Clinic reported that symptoms of a mini-stroke are like those of a regular stroke, but the damage isn't permanent. However, it could raise the risk of a future stroke.

    Symptoms of a mini-stroke may include having vision changes, feeling numbness or paralysis, feeling confusion, feeling unbalanced, experiencing a bad headache and having trouble speaking, WebMD reported.

    If you've had a mini-stroke, brain imaging -- like CT or MRI scans -- can help identify the cause of it. And knowing the cause can help you to take measures to prevent a future one, like going on blood clot medication, according to the Mayo Clinic.
     
  2. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    NOT MALCOM!!!! :bigcry:
     
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    its scary to think of of having a stroke but i did laff at "mini" stroke
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    26? wtf man?
     
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    Magnificent Mr. Hole Well-Known Member

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    Our bodies are all ticking time bombs! :worried:
     
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    Magnificent Mr. Hole Well-Known Member

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    My stepfather had one about 15 years ago, I swear he lost serious IQ points after that stroke, then he had another one a few years later and went blind in one eye. He has a twin brother and he had the same thing happen.
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Life is unfair. :crying:
     
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    Mini meth?
     
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    yah my step dad had 2 of em, both in late 70s but he still lived well till he died at 84
     
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    coke
     
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    Ke$a knows what's up. Listen to Ke$a.

    [video=youtube;NOubzHCUt48]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOubzHCUt48[/video]
     
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    nah, meth

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    I hear Ke$a was working with Wayne Coyne on her latest lp.
     
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    This. I remember having a "mini" heart attack after a weekend bender when I was about 27.
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    When I was in middle school (7th-8th grade), one of the students had a stroke in gym class. Scary shit, yo.
     
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    Doesn't Frankie beat his girlfriend?
     
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    It was bound to happen
     
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    the dude's like 12..
    how's this possible??
     
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    Is he Doogie Howser
     
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    At stroke at 26. That's one too many hits off the meth pipe.