Is a TIA serious?
A transient ischemic attack has the same symptoms that are usually associated with a stroke.
By itself, a transient ischemic attack leaves no lasting damage to the brain, and the symptoms soon subside. However, a TIA gives the indication that you are prone to forming blood clots in your blood vessels or heart which can affect you later in life. The symptoms of a TIA usually peak in less than a minute and often completely go within an hour, and include: