Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - When To Call a Doctor
Call 911 or other emergency services immediately if you have possible signs of a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).
Stroke Guide - Treatment Overview
The sooner stroke treatment starts, the better. Get the facts about the treatment of stroke.
Stroke Guide - What Happens
When you have an ischemic stroke, the oxygen-rich blood supply to part of your brain is reduced. With a hemorrhagic stroke, there is bleeding in the brain. After about 4 minutes without blood and oxygen, brain cells become damaged and may die.
Stroke Guide - Home Treatment
After a stroke, home treatment will be an important part of your rehabilitation.You may need to use assistive devices to help you eat, get dressed, and walk.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Topic Overview
What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA)? Some people call a transient ischemic attack (TIA) a mini - stroke, because the symptoms are like those of a stroke but do not last long.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Prevention
You can help prevent a transient ischemic attack (TIA) by controlling your risk factors for stroke.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Home Treatment
Home treatment is not appropriate for a transient ischemic attack (TIA). If you think you are having a TIA, do not ignore the symptoms and do not try to manage them at home. Seek emergency medical care when symptoms first appear.
Stroke Guide - Surgery
When surgery is being considered after a stroke, your age, prior overall health, and current condition are major factors in the decision.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Exams and Tests
Read about exams and tests doctors use to diagnose transient ischemic attack (TIA).
Stroke - Symptoms
If you have symptoms of a stroke, seek emergency medical care.