If someone is bedridden but not terminally ill are they still likely to die younger due to the risk of blood clots and the other health ?
Problems people get from being bedridden?
- Diane ALv 73 weeks agoFavorite Answer
Yes, the risk is higher for many things including pneumonia
- kelvinLv 73 weeks ago
than they wouldn't be bedridden
- - Mé -Lv 73 weeks ago
It really depends, every patient is different.
As an example, I had an aunt who was pretty young when she got bedridden, she spent more than 20 years alive despite this. She had lots of recurrent infections and what not.
- Andy CLv 73 weeks ago
Yes. Muscle atrophy for one.