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  • A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is when blood can’t get to all parts of your brain for a short time.
  • The F.A.S.T. test is an easy way to remember the signs of stroke and TIA. If you see any of the signs, call triple zero (000) straight away. Even if you aren’t sure, or the signs only last for a few minutes, call triple zero (000).
  • After a TIA, your risk of stroke is higher.
  • Your doctor will arrange tests. They will talk with you about how you can lower your risk of having a stroke.

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Reviewed on: 22-08-2022