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 »

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 »

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Fatty deposits that temporarily block an artery supplying blood to the brain cause a transient ischemic attack, or TIA, explains Mayo Clinic. These fatty deposits, called plaques, are build-ups of cholesterol within the ... More »

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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 »

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A TIA is caused by a temporary blockage of the blood supply to the brain either by a blood clot or fatty material, explains the Merck Manual Home Edition. Other causes include low oxygen levels in the blood, anemia, carb... 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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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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