Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) or Mini Strokes with Big Consequences (audio)
A mini stroke – also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA) lasts only a few minutes and the symptoms usually disappear quickly. But a mini stroke can be a warning sign that the person might experience a more serious stroke in the future.
In this podcast, Dr. Maas explains the signs and symptoms of a TIA as well as strategies for managing stroke risk factors.
Matthew Maas, MD , is a neurocritical care specialist on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He also is an assistant professor in the Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology and Anesthesiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.