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A stroke is the rapidly developing loss of brain functions due to a disturbance of blood supply to the brain most likely caused by a blockage or leakage of blood. A stroke is a medical emergency and can cause permanent brain damage complications, and even lead to death. It is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States and Europe and it is the second leading cause of death worldwide.

Some Symptoms Of Stroke:

  • Inability to understand or formulate speech
  • Inability to see one side of the visual field
  • Inability to move one or more limbs on one side of the body
  • Irregular and unusually fast heartbeat

Get A Stroke Screening

The warning signs of a stroke must not be ignored. Depending on which stroke symptoms you may be experiencing, Manhattan Cardiology will choose from different screening methods, or series of methods, to identify if you are at high risk for stroke. Be safe and be smart by scheduling an appointment to meet with our doctors to assess your current situation.