What Are the Symptoms of Post Poliomyelitis Syndrome?

Q:
What are the symptoms of post poliomyelitis syndrome?

A:
Post poliomyelitis is the polio which returns after your recovery. It can occur after 15 to 40 years. Common symptoms of post-polio syndrome (PPS) are:

  • Depression
  • Concentration problems and memory problems
  • Low tolerance of cold temperatures
  • Muscle wasting or muscle atrophy
  • Breathing problems and swallowing problems
  • Sleep apnea
  • Persistent muscle and joint weakness
  • Easily exhausted and fatigued

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