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Symptoms Checklist

How do I know if I'm having a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?

Keep this checklist handy to remind you of the symptoms of TIA. If you have experienced any of these symptoms in the past, talk to your doctor about ways to reduce your risk for stroke. If you have one or more of these symptoms, or you recognize them in someone you know, call 911 immediately.1

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden, severe headache with no known cause

See where
TIA symptoms
occur in the body

Use this
interactive map
to learn how TIA
affects the body.


Risk Factors

Find out what puts you at greater risk for a TIA.


Warning Signs and Symptoms

Know the 5 signs of TIA.


Get Talking About TIA!

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