Home > Medical > Stroke > Transient ischaemic attack Transient ischaemic attack All sections in Stroke » About Stroke » All about Blood Clots » Brain Facts » FAQs » Health Tips » Life after Stroke » New Studies » Stroke News » Support » Transient Ischaemic Attack Beware of a mini stroke Chances are you don't even know that mini strokes exist, however, these cannot be ignored as many people who suffer a mini stroke end up suffering a major stroke within months. Transient Ischaemic Attack A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is just like a stroke, except that it lasts only a few minutes. It occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is briefly interrupted. Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating too much fat? » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » 10 salty food culprits 10 foods with hidden fat load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.