Transient Ischemic Attack

About- A transient ischemic attack (TIA) often called a ministroke is a stroke-like attack, producing similar symptoms, but usually lasting only a few minutes and causing no permanent damage.

 Weakness, numbness or paralysis in the face, arm or leg, typically on one side of the body
 Dysphasia, a language disorder
 Dysarthria, or physical difficulty when speaking
 Blindness in one or both eyes
 Double vision
 An altered level of consciousness
 Balance disorder or coordination problem
 Sudden severe headache
 An abnormal sense of smell and taste
In a 
transient ischemic attack (TIA), a clot blocks or decreases the blood flow through an artery to the part of the brain but the blockage is brief. The main cause of this disease is a buildup of cholesterol-containing fatty deposits called plaques in an artery or one of its branches that supplies oxygen and nutrients to the brain.
The main causes including other medical conditions are
 Blood clots 
 Carotid artery disease
 High cholesterol
Specialists to visit
 Vascular Surgeon

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