The transient ischemic attack is often a precursor to a stroke. But few people know what is hidden behind the term. How to recognize it and what to look out for, you will see in this Video.
- The symptoms of TIA are at the latest after 24 hours.
- The main risk of a stroke is in the first week after a TIA.
It is called also Mini-stroke or small stroke: transient ischemic attack, in short, TIA. The symptoms are the same as those of a stroke are:
- Unsteadiness of gait,
- Visual and speech disorders, as well as
- Feelings of numbness.
However, the signs disappear at the latest after 24 hours. If the symptoms last for longer than a day, talk to physicians of a stroke.
The risk after a TIA is a stroke an average of ten percent. The Patient is endangered, especially in the first week after the event. With a good prophylaxis of a stroke can be prevented. Therefore, you should take any warning signs seriously, and necessarily a doctor contact!