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A 38-year-old member asked:

Do people ever get a transient ischemic attack (tia) at age 27?

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Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
Neurology 18 years experience
Rare: While possible, it is quite rare. Certain genetic syndromes, blood vessel abnormalities can result in strokes and tias in young adults. If there are concerning symptoms, such as one-sided weakness, numbness, speech difficulty or visual deficit, you should talk to your doctor.

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A 18-year-old female asked:

What causes a TIA (transient ischemic attack) in young people?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Complex issue: Transients events can be due to heart defects, arrhythmia, blood pressure, blood sugar, drug effects, seizure, migraine, or blood vessel disorders. It would be important to have a thorough medical and neurological evaluation. Their may be genetic factors involved, especially defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism. May be a high risk for completed stroke or even death.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How can I recognize symptoms of transient ischemic attack (tia)?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 23 years experience
Many: Focal weakness, numbness, speech problem, visual hearing problem of sudden onset, dizziness vertigo, confused behavior. Etc . Remember that by defination they should disappear.

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