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What Is a Mini Stroke

Mini stroke, however benign it mightsound, is quite a dangerous health condition. Namely, it is caused bya short depletion of blood to our brain. However, even though theeffects of this mini stroke last for about a day, it can be an illomen since it might be the first sign of something going wrong withyour health. Therefore, a mini stroke is not to be ignored. On thecontrary, it should be further looked into and the causes of itshould be treated before they trigger something far more serious anddeadly.

Symptoms of a Mini Stroke

Since, as it was stated above, thiscondition takes place due to a decrease of blood delivery to ourbrains, the cause of this problem is usually a constricted bloodvessel. Therefore, the signs of this condition may vary, depending onthe clogged blood vessel in your body. So, if, lets say, a center inyour brain which is in charge of your vision gets affected by thiscondition, you are likely to suffer from temporary blindness duringthe course of your mini stroke, the same goes for other body partsand organs. Still, some of universal symptoms of a mini strokeinvolve the following.

Usually, during a mini stroke, one partof your body feels numb. This happens due to the fact that not enoughblood is delivered to the part of the brain which is in charge ofthis portion of your body. Another clear sign is speakingcomprehension difficulty. Namely, if you are incapable ofunderstanding what other people are talking, you might be sufferingfrom a mini stroke that very moment. What is more, your own speechmight be affected, making you unable to open your mouth, even thoughyou have all the necessary sentences and concentration in your mind.Naturally, dizziness can occur in these situations, accompanied withvision problems. Additionally, you might experience mobility issues,finding it hard to walk or move certain limbs.

There are many things which can lead tomini strokes and most of these are related to your unhealthylifestyle. Stress, hypertension, smoking and alcohol consumption,lack of exercise, excessive body weight and many other factors may beresponsible for this warning sign of your health. Therefore, as soonas you start noticing the symptoms, you are to seek medical help andlook into the cause of the problem, treating it before the damagebecomes worse, or even deadly.

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