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A transient ischemic attack, or TIA, is often called a ministroke. This attack lasts a few minutes with symptoms that include slurred speech and difficulty understanding others; weakness or numbness in the face or limbs,... More »

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Sudden and severe headaches are among numerous symptoms associated with both minor and major strokes, according to WebMD. Accompanying symptoms, such as dizziness and diminished vision and speaking ability, typically hap... More »

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Some symptoms of a minor stroke are body weakness typically on one side of the body, speech trouble, ocular problems, being confused, dizziness and possible bad headaches, relates WebMD. The symptoms of a minor and major... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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Unlike a regular stroke, a transient ischemic attack, also called a ministroke, doesn't damage brain cells or lead to a permanent disability, according to Mayo Clinic. Nonetheless, ministrokes are generally recurring, wi... More »

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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 »

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