Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Home treatment is not appropriate for a transient ischemic attack (TIA). If you think you are having a TIA, don't ignore the symptoms, and don't try to manage them at home. If you had symptoms of a TIA but they went away, you still need to see a doctor right away.
Seek emergency medical care when symptoms first appear. Prompt treatment may keep you from having a Reference stroke Opens New Window.
You can care for yourself at home by adopting healthy habits that help you prevent another TIA or stroke. To learn more, see Reference Prevention.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference February 7, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Richard D. Zorowitz, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation