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. Quiz Am I at risk of stroke? » Ask CyberDoc » Woman records stroke with selfie video load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.