Condition that could signal future stroke

Ischaemic attack

In the early stages of a TIA it is not possible to tell whether you are having a full or minor stroke.

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What you need to know:

  • TIA is not rare
  • TIA can cause sudden symptoms similar to a stroke.
  • TIA does not last as long as a stroke does.

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