Scott Baio’s wife diagnosed with microvascular brain disease

Los Angeles: Actor-director Scott Baio’s wife Renee Baio has revealed that she has been diagnosed with microvascular brain disease.

Renee shared an update of her health on Twitter on Saturday, reports

Replying to a fan asking about her health struggles, Renee tweeted: “Besides having two meningioma brain tumours, in October 2017 I also learned I have microvascular brain disease.”

Scott confirmed the news in his own tweet, praising his wife of 11 years.

“Unfortunately, this is true. Renee is forever my rock, my life and my soulmate! Toughest person I know.”

Microvascular brain disease, also known as chronic small vessel ischemic disease, is a common condition affecting small blood vessels in the brain that is often correlated with chronic illnesses including hypertension, diabetes, multiple sclerosis or high blood pressure.

Scott and Renee married in 2007, welcoming their daughter, Bailey, two months later.