What is a TIA?
Transient Ischemic Attacks, commonly known as mini-strokes, cause stroke-like symptoms which typically last less than one hour and without evidence of brain injury.
What is a Stroke?
A stroke is brain injury caused by abnormal blood flow due to blood vessel blockage or blood collection due to blood vessel rupture.
A TIA can be a warning that a serious stroke may occur unless the cause can be reduced or eliminated. Oaklawn Hospital has many services available to assist your physician to determine the cause of the TIA.