Buffy star rushed to hospital after second ‘cardiac incident’



uffy The Vampire star Nicholas Brendon required pressing medical consideration after struggling a ‘cardiac incident’ – his second episode in a yr.

The 51-year-old actor – who’s finest identified for enjoying wise-cracking Xander Harris within the cult sci-fi 90s TV collection – is at present recovering and “concentrating on medical appointments” after his newest well being scare, which got here two weeks in the past.

Brendon’s sister took over his social media accounts to replace his followers on what had occurred and shared numerous regarding picture of the stricken star in hospital.

She wrote alongside the submit: “Nicky sends his love and wished me to apologise that he hasn’t been going dwell as a lot currently and to offer everybody an replace,” the actor’s sister wrote to his Instagram followers.

“Nicky is doing wonderful now however he needed to be rushed to emergency two weeks in the past due to a cardiac incident (tachycardia/arrhythmia).

“A few of you may keep in mind he had an identical incident after his second spinal surgical procedure final yr (for Cauda Equina).

“This time he’s making an attempt to get a bit of extra relaxation and has been concentrating on medical appointments.”

The uncommon stenosis causes the nerves within the decrease again to turn into severely compressed and might causes numbness within the decrease physique.

Nicholas Brendon (far left) is finest identified for enjoying wise-cracking Xander Harris in 90s TV collection Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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The Normal has contacted a consultant for Nicholas Brendon for remark.

Brendon starred in all however one of many 145 episodes of Buffy alongside forged mates Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan.

After the present got here to an finish in 2003 after seven seasons, he went on to seem in Legal Minds till 2007.

His private life has typically overshadowed his onscreen profession, having been arrested a number of instances over the previous decade and checking into rehab twice.

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