What's a mini stroke? Why a TIA also means you should act FAST

What's a mini stroke? Why a TIA also means you should act FAST

May is national Stroke Awareness month. In this livestream we focus on mini strokes, also known as TIAs with our panel of experts.

To learn more about strokes and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Stroke Center, visit: https://www.uofmhealth.org/conditions-treatments/brain-neurological-conditions/stroke

Learn how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T. here with this handy, downloadable pdf: http://med.umich.edu/cvc/pdf/Spot-a-stroke-FAST.pdf


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1 Comment

  1. Ms T. on September 17, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    Those are the exact symptoms I’ve been having. Numbness & weakness, on one side & in the leg on the same side, slurred speech, confusion, blurred vision, dizziness, headaches. Went by ambulance on Saturday & drove myself on Wednesday to e.r. Saturday they called it a virus caused by a parasite & sent me home because I did have some diarrhea because I was nervous & terrified. Wednesday at a different hospital e.r. I had the same symptoms without diarrhea, they ran a ct scan, & saw nothing. My bp ran high for several hrs while there. They found nothing wrong in my scan. Gave me headache med, nausea med then sent me home. I am now convinced after listening to this interview that I had tia’s. I told myself I’d ride these symptoms out next time, should I get them because I felt embarrassed. Maybe I will take low dose aspirins nightly, not sure what else to do.

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