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Afraid Of Death
Tough question.: It's completely normal to worry about the people you care about. The issue comes when these worries take on a life of their own. If you find yourself feeling obsessed about this, or if you find that your worries interfere with your daily activities, it's time to get some counseling. Talk with your doctor; they may offer a counseling referral. Don't be alone with this; it's fine to get some help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Location location: Survival depends on time to reversal of the arrest; patients in the real world who are appropriately defibrillated within 2 minutes have a 70% survival rate (this is population wide, not specific to any one individual). If the arrest happens in the hospital and is due to a medical or surgical issue, survival is actually lower (as the arrest is part of the dying process from the other illness). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the causes of death of the mother during childbirth? I am pregnant and terrified of dying during birth.
Rare: Focus on feeling well and be positive. Discuss your fears with your doctor. All the best and be positive. ...Read more
Depends Stage/type: Hodgkin's and non-hodgkin's lymphomas each have different types and them they are staged one to four. Early stages have upwards of 90 percent survival. Stage four however still has goods odds of survival as well. Unless the specific type/stage of lymphoma is known the exact odds differs. Overall chemotherapy/radiotherapy and immunotherapy has really advanced to increase the odds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally small: Accidents do happen, but you would be more likely to get a concussion playing football or soccer. Since judo does not involve strikes or kicks to the head, it is pretty safe in that regard. The first thing you learn is how to fall without hitting the back of your head. I took judo for close to 20 yrs without a single head injury - but if you play rough, the risk increases just like other sports ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the causes of death to the mother during childbirth? I am pregnant and terrified of dying during birth.
Preventable: causes are the most common including untreated infection, attempted abortion, unmanaged hypertension, blood clots, bleeding. Other causes include medical conditions unrelated to pregnancy that are coincidental but serious enough to cause death. Good prenatal care lessens the risk of all causes or maternal death. 99 % of maternal deaths occur in developing countries. ...Read more