Items Tagged ‘mini stroke’

Ask the Doctors - How worrisome is a mini-stroke?

April 4, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How worrisome is a mini-stroke?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: While my wife and I were working in the garden, she got dizzy and couldn’t understand what I was saying. The episode went away after a few minutes, but I took her to the ER anyway. The doctors there said she had experienced a TIA. What is that, and is it dangerous?   […]

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Tags: blood clot, blood pressure, cognitive lapse, diet, dizzy, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, ischemic strokes, medical emergency, mini stroke, smoking, stroke

October 31, 2016

My halloween adventure

By Veronica Veronica

What brought me to the Endocrine Center was due to a natural TIA I had, which is a transient ischemic attack which is like a mini stroke. I then had an ultrasound on the carotid artery which incidentally is where they found the nodule on the thyroid. When I was referred to Dr. Livhits, I […]

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Tags: carotid artery, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery, mini stroke, natural TIA, nodule, patient stories, stroke, thyroid, transient ischemic attack