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mini-stroke

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Definition of mini-stroke in English:

noun

Another term for transient ischaemic attack. he has vowed to relax and take things easy after suffering a mini-stroke in November
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  • Sometimes called a ministroke, a transient ischemic attack is a brief, temporary obstruction of blood supply to your brain.
  • There is a growing concern among neurologists that, in many cases, patients and other doctors aren't recognizing or acting on the symptoms of a mini-stroke, a warning sign that often means a larger, more devastating stroke is on its way.
  • Small blood-vessel disease causes ‘mini-strokes’ that go unnoticed but erode neural-cell communication.

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