TIA more likely to be missed in women

The findings hold true, even when they have similar symptoms: study

Women experiencing a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) are more likely to be diagnosed with migraine or vertigo than men, even when they present with similar symptoms, a study shows. 

woman with headache

In the research, women were 10% more likely to be given a non-stroke diagnosis than men, when they reported atypical stroke symptoms, according to Canadian research in JAMA Neurology

Women and men were equally likely to report atypical stroke symptoms such as dizziness, tingling or confusion, but women were more likely to be diagnosed with

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