No such thing as a mild, harmless stroke

October 5, 2011

But new research out of Canada shows about one-third of those who live through one of these attacks go on to have a more serious one.

Many may also end up suffering from depression, vision problems and difficulty thinking.

Researchers say mild strokes need to be taken more seriously, with better treatment guidelines and follow-up care for patients.

The findings were presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress.

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