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