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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Sorkin
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Organ failure: The cause of death is usually multiple organ failure. It usually is documented as "cardio- pulmonic arrest" which indicates the heart and lungs stopp ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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Tried long answer : Before, but now will quote seneca "deathis sometimes a punishment, for others it is a gift ; for a few it comes as a favor"- in"old" age heart ;/or m ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: As cataracts develop, it may become more difficult to distinguish bright or blue colors. After surgery however, the color balance should be restored ... Read More
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Usually colorblindness is inherited or happens after some event affecting the optic nerve, but as one gets older, a cataract can decrease color vision ... Read More
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hands & knees: They could be arthritis. The hand may have carpal tunnel problems.
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Dr. Chris Esguerra
16 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd) tends to develop in the teen years (or younger), but this does not mean that it gets better as one gets older. Wh ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are you a worrier: in general? Do you tend to focus time or energy on health related fears? The chances of a person developing cancer during their lifetime varies great ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Sorry to disappoint : Sorry to disappoint you, but we can't suggest specific medicines/ remedies without assessing the specific problems (including their intensity) that yo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes and No: Long term hrt does increase the risk of developing breast cancer. However the risk goes up by a small degree and that too only after prolonged use(5 o ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weeks
45 years experience Family Medicine
Presbyopia: Most people have trouble focussing closely as they get older. Changes in vision from cataracts and/or macular degeneration are also very common. Any s ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
36 years experience General Surgery
Naturally : Getting shorter occurs among all races and both sexes. Height loss is related to changes in the bones, muscles, and joints, especially the spine. Pe ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Old Age Deaths.: Check far right side of this graph: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/images/lc-charts/10lc---by-age-group-2006-7_6_09-a.pdf

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