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mini stroke

Transient ischemic attack, see there.
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The symptoms for a mini stroke include an extremely painful headache and numbness on one side of the body in the face, arm or leg, as well as difficulty seeing, trouble walking and difficulty speaking or understanding others.
I feel incredibly lucky because this mini stroke has been a huge wake-up call.
Mr Mercer's post mortem examination did not reveal signs of any seizure, but pathologist Dr David Agbamu said it would be possible his death had masked evidence of a mini stroke.
The research focused on the treatment given to 379 stroke patients of differing ages at a specialist rapid access clinic for suspected minor or mini stroke known as a transient ischaemic attack (TIA), between 2004 and 2006.
A A mini stroke, or transient is chaemic attack, is caused by a temporary interruption to the blood flow in the brain.
WALES captain Gareth Thomas insists he is "100% certain" to play rugby again despite suffering a mini stroke just four weeks ago.
Washington, July 26 ( ANI ): Having a stroke or mini stroke has a much more profound effect on women than men when it comes to their quality of life, a new study has revealed.
People should also be aware of TIA (transient ischaemic attack) or mini stroke which is similar to a full stroke but the symptoms may only last a few minutes and will have gone within 24 hours.
These include that patients who have suffered a transient ischaemic attack - a mini stroke - should have access to surgery within 48 hours.
gt; COMMENT PAGE 22 ACT FAST TO SAVE A LIFE A MINI stroke, or transient ischaemic attack (TIA), is a set of symptoms caused by a temporary lack of blood to part of the brain.