A new study about mini-strokes suggests while the symptoms may be milder, there can be serious consequences if these small strokes go untreated.
Mini strokes happen when the brain is deprived of oxygen for a short time, but because the symptoms are so mild. They can go away in 24-hours and many people don't seek medical attention.
Researchers found the disabilities of patients who received no medical intervention after mini strokes deteriorated significantly.
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