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BRAIN
HEALTH
Never downplay
stroke symptoms,
dramatic or not.

MINISTROKE,

BIG PROBLEM?
These precursors to stroke may seem mild, but
you must take crucial steps to protect your health

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What Is a TIA?

A TIA is a series of strokelike symptoms caused by the temporary loss
of blood flow to the brain. The term
"transient" refers to the fleeting
nature of the episode and the fact
that it doesn't cause permanent
brain damage.
"When the blood vessels supplying the brain become blocked temporarily, the affected area of the
brain stops working for a period of
time," says Larry B. Goldstein, MD,
a member of the American Board of
Psychiatry and Neurology. Although
a TIA is technically defined as lasting

PHOTO BY GETTY IMAGES

Just the word "stroke" is ominous, and with
good reason: Strokes are the fifth-leading
cause of death in the United States. But up to
80 percent of strokes are preventable. That's
why it's critical to seek immediate treatment
for a transient ischemic attack, or TIA, sometimes called a ministroke.



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