What are the causes of TIA (Transitory Ischemia)?

CVA - Cerebrovascular accident, Cerebrovascular accident (disorder), Stroke,cerebrovascular disorder, stroke, CVA (cerebral vascular accident), cerebrovascular accident,

The causes of Transitory Ischemia include:

  1. A blood clot
  2. The narrowing of blood vessels in the brain
  3. Diabetes
  4. High cholesterol levels

Risk factors for a Transitory Ischemia include:

  1. Blood cell diseases
  2. Diabetes
  3. Atrial fibrillation
  4. Being over the age of 40
  5. Being overweight
  6. Having a family history of this disease
  7. Having previous history of a blood clot
  8. High levels of cholesterol
  9. The use of drugs and alcohol
  10. Hypertension

Those at higher risk for Transitory Ischemia incude:

  1. People over 60 years of age
  2. Diabetics
  3. Not maintaining a stable low arterial pressure
  4. Those who experience Weakness in one part of the body
  5. Those who experience the symptoms for the disease for longer than an hour

Immediately contact a medical professional if you are experiencing such a condition. You may need immediate specialized medical help.

Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 15 Jan 2018
Medical Author: Dr. med. Diana Hysi