Transient Ischemic Attack


Transient Ischemic Attack

A transient ischemic attack (TIA), also called a ministroke stroke, causes symptoms similar to those of a stroke. The difference is that TIAs don’t cause permanent brain damage. This video explains what happens during a TIA, what you should do if you have symptoms, and what treatment is available.

Medical Reviewer: Clayton, Anne, APRN
Medical Reviewer: Kang, Steven, MD

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