TIA cause

Difference from stroke

Risk factors

Warning signs and symptoms

  • The facial droop may be observed where the eyes or mouth may droop to one side. One may also experience trouble smiling.
  • Problems related to speech such as slurred, garbled, or difficult to understand. Also, one may find it difficult to gather the right words.
  • Weakness or numbness of limbs may be experienced. There might be trouble lifting or holding up the arms.
  • Sometimes one may also notice balance and coordination related troubles, blindness or transient blurring of vision, inability to move one side of the body, dizziness, confusion, and difficulties in understanding others.
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Quitting smoking and avoiding exposure to second-hand smoke from tobacco.
  • Eating a healthy and nutritious diet that includes a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Keeping a check on the excessive intake of salt and fats
  • Exercising regularly
  • Keeping away from recreational drugs.
  • Maintaining ideal body weight.
  • Following the advised/timely treatment plan for heart disease, diabetes and other health conditions.

Diagnosis and Management

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