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Transient Ischemic Attack

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A transient ischemic attack (TIA, mini-stroke) is a short-lived stroke that gets better and resolves. It is a short-lived episode (less than 24...
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Blood clots that temporarily block blood flow to the brain are the most common cause of transient ischemic attacks (TIAs). Blood clots may develop...
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Immediate evaluation is recommended if you have had or are having a transient ischemic attack (TIA). The purpose of evaluation is to:Check for...
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Home treatment is not appropriate for a transient ischemic attack (TIA). If you think you are having a TIA, do not ignore the symptoms and do not...
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Your doctor will probably prescribe several medicines after you have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA). Medicines to prevent blood clots are...
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If you have significant blockage in the carotid arteries in your neck, you may need a carotid endarterectomy. During this surgical procedure, a...
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Some people call a transient ischemic attack (TIA) a mini-stroke, because the symptoms are like those of a stroke but do not last long. A TIA happens...
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A TIA (transient ischemic attack) is a mini-stroke, or a warning of an impending stroke. A TIA takes place when blood flow to part of the brain is...
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A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a transient stroke that lasts only a few minutes. It occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is...
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Transient ischemic attack, often called TIA, is diagnosed by a history and physical examination. Since most often the symptoms have resolved, the...
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Transient Ischemic Attack Therapy Treatment for a transient ischemic attack is aimed at preventing a second stroke. Since there is no way of...
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The primary role of the brain is to send signals to the body for motor function and through the five senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste)...
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A transient ischemic attack should be considered a major warning sign of an impending future stroke. Up to 10% of people will experience a stroke...
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The risk factors for transient ischemic attack or stroke are the same as those for other vascular disease, similar to heart attack (coronary artery...
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The intensity and location of the blood limitation to the brain will determine what symptoms will be present as a result of a stroke or transient...
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