Steven Tyler, 69, 'suffered a seizure in Sao Paulo' before unexpectedly cancelling Aerosmith tour dates

Mail Online | 9/28/2017 | Becky Freeth for MailOnline
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Steven Tyler's 'unexpected medical emergency' is being put down to a seizure.

According to a source at The Boston Globe, the 69-year-old was taken ill at Aerosmith’s show in Sao Paulo on Monday night and on Tuesday, he confirmed that he was seeking 'immediate medical attention' for non 'life-threatening' condition.

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Steven has been advised against travelling and performing by medical professionals, and has subsequently cancelled his South American tour and returned to the States.

Friends and family are said to be 'very concerned' for the singer after his unspecified health issue came to light, last week.

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A representative for Steven Tyler has been contacted by MailOnline for comment.

The cause of the seizure has not be specified and it's not clear whether Steven received a diagnosis before his return flight.

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Steven posted a statement on his official Twitter page on Tuesday in which he announced he was 'seeking immediate care' for undisclosed medical reasons.

The message read: 'Unfortunately, due to unexpected medical issues, lead singer, Steven Tyler, is seeking immediate care and has been advised by his doctors that he cannot travel or perform at this time.

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'Therefore, the last four shows of the South American tour will be cancelled.'

Tyler added his own statement to the message, in which he assured fans he isn’t in a 'life threatening condition', but needs to receive immediate medical care in order to 'maintain [his] future performances'.

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