A mini stroke is a transient ischemic attack, or TIA, that occurs when blood flow to the brain is stopped for a short period of time, explains Mayo Clinic. It is a sign of an impending stroke, and symptoms include weakne... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The most common symptoms of a mini stroke show up as motor problems, such as weakness on either side of the body, according to Healthline. In some cases, this consists of a clumsy spell with the fingers or hands. In othe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Stroke symptoms in dogs are different than in humans, so the signs may cause some initial confusion. It is likely that a dog has had a mini-stroke or stroke if it displays any or all of the following symptoms: sudden fat... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health
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A TIA, or transient ischemic attack, is a temporary blockage or reduction in blood flow to part of the brain, and it is commonly caused by a blood clot, states WebMD. A TIA is a warning sign that a stroke is imminent. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A Transient Ischemic Attack, or TIA, occurs when blood flow to the brain is hindered or slowed and is similar to a mild stroke, according to WebMD. A TIA is often referred to as a mini stroke because the effects are typi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a condition that occurs when blood stops flowing to a part of the brain. It is commonly referred to as a mini-stroke as it mimics the symptoms of stroke. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of a transient ischemic attack, or TIA, include sudden weakness and numbness or paralysis in the face, arm or leg, especially on one side, states Mayo Clinic. Victims of a TIA may also experience blindness in on... More » Health Conditions & Diseases