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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

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A transient ischemic attack (TIA), or mini stroke, is a sudden onset of stroke symptoms that last for a brief period. A mini stroke does not cause permanent brain damage, but it is considered a warning sign for patients. About a third of the patients who experience TIA suffer a stroke in the following year. Florida Hospital Brain Attack Network, an interdisciplinary team of specialists located throughout Central Florida offers 24/7 emergency stroke care and top therapy for continual stroke care. We help patients to reduce their risk of stroke through lifestyle changes while caring for the underlying causes of the transient ischemic attack. Through preventative treatment and lifestyle changes, Florida Hospital can help you avoid a life-threatening stroke. Schedule an appointment with our expert team today.

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Perhaps one of the biggest warning signs of stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a brief and sudden episode of stroke-like symptoms. The attack can last less than a minute or in rare cases, up to four hours. This mini stroke does not cause permanent damage, but patients should seek medical attention immediately. The causes of transient ischemic attack are the same as what may cause a stroke. In fact, about one third of the patients who experience TIA will then suffer a stroke in the following year.

To reduce the patient’s risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack, doctors at Florida Hospital work to improve overall wellness and eliminate underlying conditions. Our Brain Attack Network, first established in 2001, provides our patients with the area’s best stroke care. Our interdisciplinary team of specialists works hand-in-hand to care for every part of our patient’s health—mind, body and spirit. Our emergency stroke care is the only 24/7 interventional neuroradiology coverage in Central Florida.

After a mini stroke, our team works to reduce your risks of stroke and improve your health.

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