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What increases my risk of being affected by neurogenic shock?

Neurogenic shock can result from a traumatic to the nervous system, which includes the brain and spine. High risk behaviors and activities that increase your chances of serious injury may also increase your risk for neurogenic shock. Falls, car accidents, and even certain medications that lessen the flow of blood in the body may increase your risk for neurogenic shock.

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