Frequently Asked Questions About Stroke
These questions and answers address key issues about strokes and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - What Increases Your Risk
The risk factors for a transient ischemic attack (TIA) are the same as those for a stroke.
Stroke Guide - When To Call a Doctor
Call 911 or other emergency services immediately if you or someone you know develops signs of stroke.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - What Happens
Find out why a transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a warning sign of stroke risk.
Stroke - Prevention
For some people, stroke prevention may begin after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) - a warning sign that a stroke may soon occur. Prompt medical attention may help prevent a stroke.
Stroke - Health Tools
Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.
Stroke Guide - What Increases Your Risk
Read about diseases or conditions that may make stroke more likely.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Medications
Learn about medications that are often prescribed for someone who has had a transient ischemic attack (TIA).
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Treatment Overview
Information on the treatment of transient ischemic attack (TIA).