transient ischemic attack

July 10, 2006 8:02pm CST
can tia happen just once in someone's lifetime?
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@sedel1027 (17868)
• United States
11 Jul 06
No. This type of attack can occur more than once in someones life time and can be a sign that a major stroke is in that person future. Patients are not always aware that they are having a transient ischemic attack. Here is a website with more info: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tia/tia.htm