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Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD)

Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD), also known as hyperreflexia, results from the nervous system over-reacting to pain or discomfort. Patients with a spinal cord injury above level T7 are at risk for autonomic dysreflexia. AD can start quickly and is considered a medical emergency. 
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Causes of AD

Treatment for AD

Preventive Care