Transient ischemic attack

What is Transient ischemic attack?

A transient ischaemic attack is a mini-stroke or blood clot in the brain. The symptoms such as weakness and slurred speech can seem just like a stroke but resolve within 24hrs. These attacks must be taken seriously and investigated.

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I just experienced a tingling and numbness sensation on the left side of my tongue and the left corner of my lips. It went away after a...

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Possible transient ischemic attack.

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husband is mot speaking clearly and can't move his arms or legs, later appears to be fine what do i do?

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Take him to the ER immediately!

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