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NCIS star Brian Dietzen suffered a serious stroke and credited Apple watch for saving him

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 07 Dec, 2022

Brian Dietzen, known for starring in the role of Dr. Jimmy Palmer in the show NCIS since 2004, opened up about the major stroke he suffered in 2020 to a publication.

Brian Dietzen collapsed on bathroom floor

The 45-year-old Brian Dietzen had a terrifying incident when he collapsed on the bathroom floor after suffering a serious stroke due to a blood clot later found in his brain.

Apple Watch saved Brian's life

Brian suffered from a stroke that led him to lose control of his face, hands, and stomach muscles. Fortunately, he was wearing his Apple Watch, which he believes saved his life.

Brian had an embolic stroke

Brian Dietzen, in his interview with a publication, mentioned that he had a dual embolic stroke in his cerebellum, and his hands were all curled up, and it looked terrifying.

Apple watch the biggest savior

He also added, 'The Apple Watch saved my life. I was on the floor of my bathroom, throwing up, and I pulled out my phone and I was like, 'Oh —, I can't use my fingers.' And so I said, 'Hey, Siri, call Kelly,' and called my wife and I said, 'I need help'.'

Regained consciousness

Brian soon regained sensation in his tongue and hands, and the blood clot in his brain dissipated.

Regained his health

After regaining his health, Brian Dietzen said he was blessed that he stayed healthy and had a healthy cardiovascular system.

Thank You!

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