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Tag: Autonomic Dysreflexia

FERTILITY, CHILDBIRTH, AND CONTRACEPTION

Women with Paraplegia or Quadriplegia and of childbearing age usually regain menses; nearly 50% do not miss a single...

AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA (HYPERREFLEXIA)

Autonomic Dysreflexia, also known as Hyperreflexia, is a state that is unique to patients after spinal cord injury at...

Spinal Cord Injury and Pregnancy

Spinal cord trauma is most often due to accidents and usually involve the Cervical and Thoracic spine. Spinal cord injuries do not prevent conception,...

Autonomic Dysreflexia

The Autonomic Nervous System often becomes hyperactive in people with spinal cord injury. Autonomic Dysreflexia manifests in large increases in blood pressure (hypertension) with...

What is autonomic dysreflexia?

The Autonomic Nervous System often becomes hyperactive in people with spinal cord injury. Autonomic Dysreflexia manifests in large increases in blood pressure (hypertension) with...

National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

More than 240,000 Americans, including 44,000 veterans, currently suffer from a spinal cord injury (SCI). Eleven thousand more sustain these injuries every year. The...

Exercise

Most people seem to exercise for one or more of four reasons: to improve flexibility, increase strength, increase endurance or aerobic conditioning, or improve...

Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD), also known as Hyperreflexia, is a potentially dangerous complication of spinal cord injury (SCI). In AD, an individual's blood pressure may...

What is “Autonomic Dysreflexia?”

Autonomic Dysreflexia, also known as Hyperreflexia, means an over-activity of the Autonomic Nervous System causing an abrupt onset of excessively high blood pressure. Persons...

Spinal Cord Injury Bowel Management

The bowel is the last portion of your digestive tract and is sometimes called the large intestine or colon. The digestive tract as a...