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Overview

During a transient ischemic attack (TIA), also known as a mini stroke, blood stops flowing to the brain for a short period of time. However, a mini stroke doesn't kill brain cells like a stroke does. A mini stroke causes symptoms that mimi[read article]

Tests for Mini Stroke

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Neurological Examination
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Cerebral angiography is a diagnostic test that can help your doctor find blockages in the blood vessels of your head and neck. These blockages can lead to a stroke ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for computed ...  More
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Carotid duplex is a simple and painless test that combines two types of ultrasound (sound waves) to look for blockages in your carotid arteries. Your carotid arteri...  More
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An arteriogram is a procedure that produces an image of your arteries. Your doctor will use dye (called contrast material) and X-rays to observe the flow of blood t...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Mini Stroke

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The carotid arteries, which are located on either side of your neck, provide your brain with the oxygen-rich blood it needs to function properly. Without this blood...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Mini Stroke

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HEPARIN (HEP a rin) is an anticoagulant. It is used to treat or prevent clots in the veins, arteries, lungs, or heart. It stops clots from forming or getting bigger...  More
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CLOPIDOGREL (kloh PID oh grel) helps to prevent blood clots. This medicine is used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who are at hi...  More
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DIPYRIDAMOLE (dye peer ID a mole) is used in patients who have had heart valve replacements. It prevents blood clots and reduces the risk of complications.  More
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TICLOPIDINE (tye KLOE pi deen) helps to prevent blood clots. This medicine is used to prevent strokes in patients who have already had a stroke, or those who are at...  More
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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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WARFARIN (WAR far in) is an anticoagulant. It is used to treat or prevent clots in the veins, arteries, lungs, or heart.  More
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ATORVASTATIN (a TORE va sta tin) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood....  More
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FLUVASTATIN (FLOO va sta tin) is known as an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. T...  More
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LOVASTATIN (LOE va sta tin) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood. This drug may also red...  More
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PRAVASTATIN (PRA va stat in) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Thi...  More
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ROSUVASTATIN (roe SOO va sta tin) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. This drug m...  More
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SIMVASTATIN (SIM va stat in) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Thi...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Mini Stroke

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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Self Care for Mini Stroke

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit.  More
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Lifestyle Modification
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