Spinal cord injury patients face many serious health problems besides paralysis

Spinal cord injury patients face many serious health problems besides paralysis

Spinal cord patients also are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease; pneumonia; life-threatening blood clots; bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction; constipation and other gastrointestinal problems; pressure ulcers; and chronic pain, according to a report published in the journal Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.

Source: Newswise

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