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).
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Prevention
You can help prevent a transient ischemic attack (TIA) by controlling your risk factors for stroke.
Stroke - Topic Overview
What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel (artery) that supplies blood to the brain bursts or is blocked by a blood clot. Within minutes, the nerve cells in that area of the brain are damaged, and they may die within a few hours.
Stroke Guide - Treatment Overview
The sooner stroke treatment starts, the better. Get the facts about the treatment of stroke.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Surgery
information on carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting, surgical procedures to reduce the risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).
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.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Other Treatment
A brief description of carotid artery stenting to help prevent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.
Stroke Guide - Exams and Tests
Time is critical when diagnosing a stroke. A quick diagnosis within the first 3 hours may enable your doctor to use medications that can lead to a better recovery. The first priority will be to determine whether you are having an ischemic or hemorrhagic s
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.
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.