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  • This would greatly help in reducing the risk of dysreflexia attacks—that skyrocketing of the blood pressure that could lead to stroke that could render him even more disabled than he was.

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  • Sweat poured from his skin as the dysreflexia attack began in earnest.

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  • But the aftermath of the dysreflexia attack was settling on him like cold dew.

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  • In autonomic dysreflexia attacks, the patient should be kept upright—the books say sitting, but Rhyme had been in his chair when the vessels tightened en masse and the aide wanted to get him even more elevated, to force the blood back toward the ground.

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  • The fatigue and fogginess from the dysreflexia attack ebbed in once more and he rested his head on the back of the Storm Arrow.

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  • Like passing out and seizures and your heart stopping and autonomic dysreflexia aren't serious...

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  • Not until it's backed up and starts triggering autonomic dysreflexia.

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  • I got back to California on Friday, spent three days recovering after a bout of autonomic dysreflexia I still don't think I was in as much pain as you, and have been very concerned about a 17 -year-old cat that seems to gotten sick while I was away and that the vets think might have cancer...

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  • He explained that failure to empty the urine bag can cause autonomic dysreflexia, a condition that can result in whole body spasms and even cardiac arrest.

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  • Be aware that for some women with high-level paralysis, intense vaginal stimulation (as in childbirth, or in penetration/vibrator use that is especially prolonged and vigorous) can cause autonomic dysreflexia (AD).



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