Harvard Heart Letter

Ministroke: A warning sign of a major problem

Even short-lived, subtle stroke symptoms should be evaluated. Imagine trying to write a note, but it feels like youíre moving the pen through wet concrete. Or you suddenly canít see normally ó itís as if a black curtain has dropped over one of your eyes. If these odd symptoms last for only a few minutes, you might be tempted to brush them off and blame muscle cramps or fatigue. Donít make that…

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