A transient ischemic attack, also called a TIA or mini-stroke, occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is temporarily interrupted. Unlike full strokes, the symptoms only last a short time and do not typically result in permanent disability.
Learn more about mini-strokes, including their warning signs and symptoms, by watching this helpful video. The host also discusses the risk factors for TIA and what you should do if you or someone you know experiences this serious warning sign of stroke.
Are you at risk for experiencing a TIA or stroke? Find out by scheduling a consultation with a Menorah Medical Center specialist—call (913) 498-6000 today to be referred to a doctor near you.