A mini-stroke doesn't cause permanent damage and symptoms resolve within minutes of onset, explains WebMD. The symptoms of a mini-stroke include vision changes, difficulty speaking, mental status changes, difficulty walk... More »

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Sometimes, the mini-stroke causes no symptoms in women, according to the Office on Women's Health. In other cases, women have the same symptoms as with a major stroke, but the symptoms are shorter-lived, reports WebMD. A... More »

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Also known as transient ischemic attack, a mini stroke presents with some or all of these symptoms: weakness on one side of the body; temporary inability to speak; momentary blindness in one eye; lack of coordination and... More »

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Some of the long-term side effects of a mini stroke, also called a transient ischemic attack, are permanent neurological damage and an increased chance of having a full-blown stroke, states Everyday Health. Patients ofte... More »

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Untreated sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart failure or stroke, according to WebMD. The condition, which disrupts the breathing during sleep, affects more men, people over age 40 and overweight individual... More »

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The most common differences between symptoms of Bell's palsy and stroke are that stroke symptoms have a much more rapid onset and stroke usually preserves full motion in the eye and forehead, while Bell's palsy does not,... More »

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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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