A condition resulting from the blocked function of the autonomic nervous system that occurs in individuals with paralysis.
It is an exaggerated response of the nervous system to a specific trigger, such as an overfull bladder, that occurs because the brain is no longer able to control the body’s response to the trigger.
- spinal cord damage above T6.
- caused by simultaneous sympathetic and parasympathetic activity
- a pounding headache
- blotchy or red skin rash