Doctors diagnosed the incident as having stemmed from a mini stroke, the lay term for a transient ischemic attack. In a TIA, blood flow is cut off to part of the brain for a period of time, up to a day and sometimes for an hour or two.
The former “Malcolm In The Middle” star, 26, revealed the news on Twitter on Tuesday.
“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!” he wrote.
The actor’s girlfriend, Elycia Marie, Tweeted a link to an Instagram photo of the actor with his hospital bands on his wrist on November 30, writing, “Please be ok.“