Emilia Clarke has "quite a bit missing" from her brain following the occurrence of 2 brain aneurysms.

The Game of Thrones star was treated for life-saving surgery when she was diagnosed with 2 instances of swelling within a blood vessel within the brain in the years 2011 and 2013.

The actress, who is 35, has remembered her lines from the popular fantasy show where she played Daenerys Targaryen to test her skills.

And assist her to "regain consciousness" during her aneurysm. She also admitted that she's fortunate she's still talking.

She recalled: "It was just the most painful pain, massive vomiting, and trying to get my head back in a state of consciousness.

"I amusingly kept repeating scenes from the show over and over in my mind.

If you're throwing up and are suffering from headaches it is not the best thing to your brain.

"I am in the really, really, really small minority of people that can survive that."

She said: "There's quite a bit missing, which makes me giggle!

"Because strokes are, in essence, when any brain area isn't getting blood for one second and then it's gone.

In 2020 she stated: "I had the consistent anxiety that I was likely to suffer another brain aneurysm.