Cerebrovascular disease is a medical condition that occurs due to the permanent or temporary blockage of blood flow to the brain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 7.8 million US citizens are reported to have cerebrovascular disease. In addition, above 100,000 people die every year due to this medical condition. It is one of the leading serious, long-term disabilities in the country. These statistics highlight that cerebrovascular disease needs to be considered a medical emergency.