post-polio syndrome

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post-po·li·o syndrome

A condition affecting poliomyelitis patients several decades after the initial infection, characterized by fatigue, muscular deterioration, joint pain, and respiratory problems.
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The US is 'polio free', but like the UK, have people who suffer late effects polio and post polio Syndrome (PPS) and now the threat of a Polio-like virus.
The promise of research on potential treatments for post polio syndrome is welcomed by the thousands who experience its debilitating symptoms, and we hope that it is fulfilled," said Joan L.
A NORTH WALES politician has agreed to help identify any possible sources of funding to help sufferers of Post Polio Syndrome.
An approach to the patient with suspected post polio syndrome.
The British Polio Fellowship is committed to supporting and empowering over 120,000 people in the UK living with the late effects of polio and post polio syndrome (PPS) and we hope those MPs declining a salary increase, will consider us.
Despite this, we are still not in a position to say the UK is "polio free" as there are approximately 120,000 people still living with the late effects of polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS), that are going largely unnoticed.
Mr Fisher, who now suffers from Post Polio Syndrome, a hangover from the disease which causes the health of polio sufferers to deteriorate in later life, said: "People were falling like flies from this disease every year.
I WOULD like to ask readers to spare a thought for those in their community living with the late effects of polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) and support our 'Winter Warmth' campaign.
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