Should You Undergo Preventive Ultrasound Screenings?

If you don't have symptoms of cardiovascular disease,this type of test is unlikely to be helpful, experts say.

"It is important for anyone who receives this warning to go immediately to the emergency room for treatment to prevent a stroke from occurring," says M. Shazam Hussain, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic's Cerebrovascular Center."The highest risk for stroke is within two days after the TIA, so no one should wait to get checked."
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