Autonomic dysreflexia

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What is autonomic dysreflexia?

Autonomic Dysreflexia, also known as hyperreflexia, is a potentially dangerous complication of spinal cord injury where an individual's blood pressure may rise to dangerous levels and if not treated can lead to stroke and possibly death.

Common symptoms reported by people with autonomic dysreflexia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with autonomic dysreflexia

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Who has autonomic dysreflexia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 2
40s 5
50s 3
60s 0
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

81% Female
19% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from autonomic dysreflexia patients who have completed their condition history
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