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TIA - Mini Stroke advice

  1. vicki simms profile image74
    vicki simmsposted 6 years ago

    I'm 29 and have had 3 TIA's, I had another one 2 days ago, they last only 20/30 minutes but are scary. Does anyone have any advice or know anything I can do to prevent these happening again?

    1. waynet profile image47
      waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I had one in my early twenties and I drastically changed my life style....not for me, for my kids and wife!

    2. Jim Hunter profile image62
      Jim Hunterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      You should seek medical attention right away and get a full battery of tests.

      Blood clots are the problem and the TIA is a precursor to a real stroke.

      Go now, thats my advice.

  2. 2uesday profile image90
    2uesdayposted 6 years ago

    hi I really think it is important that you get professional advice on this as it is such an important subject. It must be worrying you but only a specialist will know what is causing this and ways to prevent it. They will also have your medical details from scans etc. at hand to refer to. I hope they can help to provide advice on how to prevent this in future.

  3. qwark profile image59
    qwarkposted 6 years ago

    I had one. Was here one moment, gone the next. Woke up in a hospital bed 4 hours later.
    Brain scan indicated no damage and no reason found for it.
    Neurologist said a small clot created by surgery I had to take a skin cancer off my face, probably caused a tiny blood clot which entered my brain, caused the TIA and because I took 325mgs of aspirin everyay of my life, the clot dissolved and I regained consciousness.
    Damned scary!