Find out how a TIA is different from a stroke, and what having a TIA could mean for your future health.
Mini-stroke. Little stroke. Pre-stroke. Warning stroke. These are all terms used to describe a transient ischemic attack, or TIA, which causes the symptoms — but not the damage — of a stroke.
Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH
No matter what you call it, a TIA is a big red warning flag that indicates you are at major risk for a more serious stroke.
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