Transient ischemic attack has symptoms similar to those of a stroke for a temporary period. It usually lasts only a few minutes and does not cause permanent damage. A transient ischemic attack serves as a warning of a future stroke and also an opportunity to prevent it.
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Query: Hi doctor, Three months back, my father had a problem in balance, always even while sleeping. We consulted a doctor, and he asked for BMD (Bone Mineral Density), where he diagnosed a problem in the bones of the neck and back. A few days back, suddenly, while morning walk, the right leg turned numb, ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel sorry for all the pain your father is going through. As from your history I come to a conclusion that you father had TIA (Transient ischemic attack) (a type of stroke, that is temporary obstruction to the blood flow to a specific part of brain). MRI (magnetic res... Read Full »