Paralysis: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

  • Risk of stroke can be reduced by controlling high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • Seatbelts, air bags, and helmets reduce the risk of injury from motor vehicle accidents and falls.
  • Good prenatal care can help prevent premature birth, which is a common cause of cerebral palsy.
  • Consulting respiratory therapist, speech-language pathologist, and nutritionist.
  • Paying careful attention to environmental factors. 
  • Follow a diet low in carbohydrates and sodium and rich in potassium.
  • Engaging in regular, mild exercise.

Watch Out

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Speech and swallowing difficulty

When to See Doctor

Call the doctor if there is difficulty in breathing and movements also if there are fainting conditions. 

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