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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
YES: This is an ekg diagnosis and it means that there is an imbalance in the sympathetic (autonomic/automatic) innervation of the heart from the left stell ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: Although researched for decades the actual cause eludes us. In theory something in the breathing center of babies brain may be vulnerable. At most we ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
Varioius reasons: Sids can be very devastating to a family, as you can imagine. Unfortunately, it is more of a symptom and does not tell you much about the cause. Here ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Christakis
35 years experience Pediatrics
CO2 retention: Although not accepted universally, the current theory regarding sids is the rebreathing of co2 which is normally exhaled with each breath by all human ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: The extended name is Sudden and Unexplained Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS for short. Research on the problem is difficult because the victims body br ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unexplained death : Sids(also called crib death, cot death or sudden & unexplained death of infancy) is just that, unexplained. First described in egyptian hieroglyph ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly QT: Sids is really just a term that means we really don't know what happened to your baby. It is indeed plausible that long qtc could be a cause, but it ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unexplained death <1: Sids(also called crib death, cot death or sudden & unexplained death of infancy) is just that, unexplained. First described in egyptian hieroglyphs, t ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unexplained death : Sids(also called crib death, cot death or sudden &amp; unexplained death of infancy) is just that, unexplained. First described in egyptian hieroglyph ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
See below: I'm not sure if you are wanting a specific website, but this one has lots of good information about sids: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh ... Read More

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