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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Suffocates: Cyanide is poisonous and kills by blocking the subsance in the blood called hemoglobin from being able to carry oxygen. One essentially suffocates to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Cyanide: Ferrocyanides are used in table salt. Some medical uses are: testing for ketones in urine in diabetes, in severe hypertention to quickly lower blood ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Laetrile/Amygdalin: Contains Hydrogen cyanide. It is considered to work very poorly against cancer and is NOT approved for use in this country.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Cytochromes: It binds cytochrome C and stops oxidative phosphorylation. No oxygen use and you die. There are other effects as well but this is best known
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Almonds don't matter: Cyanide is poisonous by itself, almonds have nothing to do with it. I have heard that one smells like almonds when poisoned with cyanide. Cyanide kill ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Numerous symptoms.: The features of cyanide poisoning depend on the duration, degree, and type of exposure. Central nervous system and cardiovascular system dysfunction a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Almonds and cyanide: Sweet almonds, which are the type mostly found in the United States, contain very little cyanide. This is normally what almond milk is made from also. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Concentration: Any food, organic or not, is likely to contain traces of the elements found in nature. So strictly speaking, any food you grow or buy will have traces ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Cyanide is a potent cellular toxin which acts quickly, and it's hard to believe anyone would try to build up an immunity to it.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Huang
21 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Here is a link to research in determining the amount of cyanide in an apple or pear seed (2.80mg/kg) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2912 ... Read More
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