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Every year, around 46,000 people in the UK have a mini-stroke for the first time.
Paris (AFP) -- Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was in a Paris hospital on Sunday after suffering a mini-stroke, raising media doubts about his ability to govern less than a year before a presidential election.
Doctors discovered he had suffered a mini-stroke - called a transient ischaemic attack - and operated successfully on an artery in his neck.
In contrast, six of every 10 patients who were not involved in any studies had had a stroke or mini-stroke (also called a transient ischemic attack, or a TIA).
Thirty-day follow up revealed one heart attack, one mini-stroke and one blockage in the femoral artery in the symptomatic group.
If you, or a friend of yours, appear to have a mini-stroke, get to a doctor or hospital immediately.
Urgently investigating and treating people who have a TIA or mini-stroke could reduce their risk of having another stroke by 80%" Visit www.
More people are now aware of the warning signs of a mini-stroke (also known as a TIA or transient ischaemic attack).
With your support, more people are now aware of the warning signs of a mini-stroke (also known as a TIA or A transient ischaemic attack).
After suggesting that a possible mini-stroke could be construed as "urgent" I was reassured that my partner's case would be upgraded and that a doctor would come to see him.
Now the Stroke Association's Patrick Olszowski has hit back, saying: "Having a mini-stroke is no laughing matter.