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  1. 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.

  2. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - What Happens

    Find out why a transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a warning sign of stroke risk.

  3. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Medications

    Learn about medications that are often prescribed for someone who has had a transient ischemic attack (TIA).

  4. Stroke - Symptoms

    If you have symptoms of a stroke, seek emergency medical care.

  5. 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.

  6. Stroke Guide - Medications

    It is very important to seek emergency medical attention for stroke symptoms. If you are having an ischemic stroke, which is caused by a blood clot, you may be able to receive tissue plasminogen activator (t - PA), a clot - dissolving medication. It is no

  7. Stroke Guide - Other Treatment

    Stroke rehabilitation is a critical part of a successful recovery. Half of the people who have a stroke lose some of their independence, and 20% are completely dependent on others for their care.

  8. 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).

  9. Stroke Guide - What Increases Your Risk

    Read about diseases or conditions that may make stroke more likely.

  10. 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.

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