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After exhibiting symptoms of a transient ischemic attack, such as numbness, confusion, difficulty speaking or walking, individuals may require hospitalization and treatment with medications or surgery, according to WebMD... 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 transient ischemic attack is a warning of an impending stroke and does not cause permanent brain damage, explains The American Heart Association. Symptoms usually appear rapidly and last only a few minutes. Approximate... More »

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The most common symptoms of a transient ischemic attack include weakness, numbness or paralysis of the face, arm or leg, which usually affects one side of the body, according to Mayo Clinic. Additional TIA symptoms inclu... More »

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Symptoms of a mini stroke, or a transient ischemic attack, include muscle weakness, numbness in one leg or arm, fatigue and confusion, according to Healthline. The patient may experience sudden increase in blood pressure... More »

Warning symptoms of a stroke include numbness or weakness in the face, arm or leg, especially on one side; confusion or difficulty understanding people; trouble speaking, seeing or walking; dizziness; and severe headache... More »

A useful acronym for recognizing the symptoms of a transient ischemic attack or stroke is FAST; Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty and Time to call 911, advises the American Stroke Association. Other signs of... More »

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