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Sudden Paralysis

Acute Paralysis is a paralysis that develops quickly. Sudden Paralysis is a paralysis that develops almost instantly.

Some of the major causes of Sudden Paralysis are

  • Strokes are the number one cause of sudden Paralysis. Included in this area are Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA) which are a type of mini stroke.

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding between the middle membrane covering of the brain and the brain itself.

  • Head injuries and spinal cord injuries are among the most common causes of sudden and permanent paralysis.

  • Hysteria is a psychological disturbance, arising from trauma, that manifests itself in physical impairment, such as sudden paralysis, blindness, deafness, or anesthesia.

  • Arterial Blockage preventing the passage of blood to the brain is another cause of sudden paralysis.


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