Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Directory

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a temporary blockage of blood flow in the brain that causes brief stroke symptoms. A transient ischemic attack is often called a mini-stroke. It is considered a warning sign that a more serious stoke will happen in the future. Transient ischemic attack symptoms do not last long. They may include weakness on one side of the body, dizziness, blurred vision, confusion, and speech problems. A TIA is a medical emergency. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about transient ischemic attacks (TIA), how they occur, what the symptoms are, how to treat a TIA, and much more.

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