Scott Baio’s wife Renee had some sad news to share about her health, which the former “Happy Days” star confirmed via social media.
Responding to a question about her health from a Twitter follower, Renee Baio responded, “Besides having 2 meningioma brain tumours, in Oct 2017 I also learned I have Microvascular Brain Disease.”
Her husband confirmed the news in a tweet, writing, “Unfortunately, this is true,” adding that “Renee is forever my rock, my life & my soulmate! Toughest person I know.”
The Blast reached out to Baio, who tells the the website that Renee’s diagnosis is moderate to severe chronic microvascular disease. “She was a former stuntwoman and had a massive brain injury in ’92 due to a jet ski accident,” said Baio. “We don’t know if her tumours and this new disease has anything to do with this.”
He added: “All we know is she must live as stress-free, depression-free and anxiety-free life as possible and a get good amount of sleep each night. This new disease can cause strokes and dementia.”
Renee Baio has been struggling with brain-related health woes since 2015, when she and her husband went public with the news that Renee had been diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumour.
“Renee has been down some rough roads in her life, yet each time with her strong faith in God, she comes through a better and stronger person,” Baio shared of his wife in a Facebook post at the time.