What is a TIA, and how can you prevent one?

00 Preventing a mini-stroke (TIA)
15 What is a TIA?
33 Signs and symptoms of a TIA
58 The three causes of TIAs
4:36 How to prevent a TIA or stroke
5:00 What to do for a TIA for stroke

In this video, I’m going to talk about what a TIA is (Transient Ischemic Attack) and how to prevent one of these “mini-strokes.”

TIA is a temporary episode of neurological function caused by decreased blood flow. Ischemia means a restriction of blood supply to the tissues. This is an indication of a person getting a stroke in the near future.

Signs and symptoms of a TIA include:
• Contralateral paralysis (paralysis on one side of the body)
• Weakness
• Numbness
• Loss of vision
• Slurred speech
• Incomprehensible speech
• Confusion

A TIA can happen in three different ways:

The first one is an embolus, which is a blockage in your blood vessel.

The second one is a thrombus, which is a blood clot. Most occur in the atrium of the heart.

And the third one is an aneurism, which is a ballooning effect of the blood vessel and, if not handled, can cause internal bleeding.

What to do to prevent a TIA:
1. Get plenty of vitamin C
2. Avoid smoking
3. Get your blood pressure under control
4. Reduce inflammation

If you already have a TIA or stroke, you need to:
1. Increase DHA (is from fish oils like cod liver oil)
2. Take niacinamide (a type of vitamin B3)
3. Improve insulin resistance (check out my YouTube channel for videos on keto and intermittent fasting!)

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Thanks for watching. I hope this helped enlighten you on what a TIA is and how you can help prevent one in the future. See you in the next video.