What is the risk of having a heart attack after a mini-stroke?

Joane Goodroe
Nursing

After a "mini-stroke" a person is at twice the risk of suffering a heart attack as the general population, according to new research from the Mayo Clinic.

Important - if you have a mini-stroke, see your physician immediately even if you are feeling better. 

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