'Mini-stroke' may lead to post-traumatic stress disorder

October 2, 2014 10:47 PM

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(NewMediaWire) - October 02, 2014 - DALLAS - A “mini-stroke” may increase your risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

Transient ischemic attack (TIA), like stroke, is caused by restricted blood supply to the brain. A TIA is temporary and often lasts less than five minutes, without causing permanent brain damage.

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