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How to recognize a mini-stroke and what to do if you have one

February 13, 2022

From The Oklahoman website

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: How can a person know if they’ve had a minor stroke? My 72-year-old mother had a spell a few weeks ago where she suddenly felt dizzy for no apparent reason and had trouble walking and speaking, but it went away, and she seems fine now.

DEAR CONCERNED: The way you’re describing it, it’s very possible that your mom had a “mini-stroke” also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA), and if she hasn’t already done so, she needs to see a doctor as soon as possible.

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