Frankie Muniz might be struggling to remember certain memories from the past, but that did not stop him to pursue his dreams and to live his life to the fullest with the help of his loved ones. In the recent episode of "Dancing With The Stars," the actor-musician opened up about how his memory was affected by his mental health issues.

The 31-year-old star admitted he had "nine concussions and a fair amount mini-strokes" before he realized his struggle to remember certain events and experiences. Frankie Muniz, however, is still unsure if these episodes have contributed to his memory loss.

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'DWTS' contestant admits struggles with memory loss

Although he has never been to the doctor to have himself checked for his weak memory, the "Dancing with the Stars" contestant got some help from his friends and loved ones in remembering the things he could not recall. In fact, his girlfriend, Paige, has started a journal to take note of everything they have done together.

"I love to be able to look back," he said, according to an ET Online report.

"It makes make a little sad that it doesn't just pop back into my mind. Like, I should have remembered going to Australia. That's something that people remember."

His "Malcolm in the Middle" co-star Bryan Cranston also promised to help him look back and remember his past experiences. The current situation has made Frankie Muniz realize the importance of living in the moment, to be happy with his career in acting and passion for car racing, and to keep his love for music. "Even if I don't remember it all, I'm happy," he mused.

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Week 4 of 'Dancing with the Stars'

The "Blast Vegas" actor is also enjoying his experience on "Dancing with the Stars" where he competes with dance pro Witney Carson. On Monday, the pair performed a quickstep set of "Adventure of a Lifetime" by Coldplay which earned them a score of 24 out of 30 points.

Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson placed fourth alongside five other couples after the "Most Memorable Year Night" episode. Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold earned the top spot with 29 out of 30 points for their performance of "Take Me Home" by Us the Duo.

Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy ranked second with 27 out of 30 points for a foxtrot set of "I Lived" by One Republic. Meanwhile, Maks Chmerkovskiy is finally back on the dance floor after he missed last week's episodes due to personal issues.

Rumor has it that the "Dancing with the Stars" pro is having "chemistry issues" with his celebrity counterpart Vanessa Lachey. The two, however, refused to respond to these rumors.

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