Read:Recovering NBA star might be needing new kidney

According to TMZ, doctors discovered that aside from the NBA star needing six hours of kidney dialysis daily, and ultimately, a kidney replacement, he also suffered a dozen strokes earlier on in his medical emergency that have affected his ability to both walk and talk.

Read: Doctors confirm Lamar Odom will need Rehab

Odom was recently airlifted to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Hospital on Monday, Oct. 19, after being treated at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. His doctors have since banned all visitors except for Kardashian, 31.