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How to Tell If You’ve Had a Ministroke

HEALTHline

May 11, 2017
By Gigen Mammoser

Experts say a transient ischemic attack (TIA) sometimes doesn’t cause serious health problems, but it could signal a high risk of a stroke.

While a TIA can occur without causing serious harm, the real danger comes during the period following such an event.

"The risk of stroke during the 90 days after TIA is approximately 10 percent," Dr. Mitchell S.V. Elkind, a professor of neurology and epidemiology at Columbia University, told Healthline... [read more]