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Trypanosomiasis / Sleeping sickness - Complication

Written by Dr. Sangamithra, MBBS | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Ramya Ananthakrishnan, MD on Oct 12, 2020
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Complication

Complications related to sleeping sickness are-

  • Injury related to falling asleep while driving or engaging in similar activities.
  • Nervous system takes a gradual beating
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In case of Chagas disease various complications such as-

  • Problems with the heart for instance,Cardiomyopathy leading to congestive heart failure.
  • Victims could portray difficulty in swallowing because of an enlarged esophagus
  • Difficulty in passing stools, and pain as a result of colon enlargement

Reference:

  1. Chagas Disease - (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/chagasdisease.html)

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I thought there were also some pills to use like Soothe Mind, Neuro Natural Memory and Triple Complex Sleep Tonic for Sleeping Sickness?

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