Transient Ischemic Attacks
We are all able to be attacked!
Symptoms occur rapidly and last relatively short time. These are:
- Sudden numbness
- Going Blind
If any of these occur follow this method below
F- Face drooping
A- Arm weakness
S- Speech difficulty
T- Time to call 911
How to prevent this attack!
Patients can find out if they have had and attack during a general physical and neurological examination.
- CT Scanning
- CTA Scanning
- Physical examination and tests
- Carotid Ultra sonography
- Anti-platelent drug
- Angioplasty balloon- a device to open a clogged artery and placing a small wire tube into the artery to keep open
Over 75% of patients survive first stroke during the first year.
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