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Doctor insights on: Dying Young

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At which ages of death is it considered dying young and dying old?

At which ages of death is it considered dying young and dying old?

It all depends: On you and the person who died. Some people consider 50 or 60 old and some consider it old. I know one person who died at 70 and everyone thought she was so young and vibrant. Another person was considered old and to have lived a long life at 50, since she accomplished so much and coped with many medical problems for years. It very general terms we could say that under 40 is young and over 60 old. ...Read more

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What's worse dying young, or living to be 80 and getting alzheimer's?

What's worse dying young, or living to be 80 and getting alzheimer's?

Dying young: It is better to live full life and than develop alzheimer's disease than not to be able to enjoy life when being young. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of a young adult dying from sudden cardiac arrest?

What is the likelihood of a young adult dying from sudden cardiac arrest?

Low: Possible, but low. The more risk factors one has, the higher the risk. These include family history, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking and diabetes. ...Read more

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What do you do to stay young?

What do you do to stay young?

Geriatrician advice: Advice from Center for the Study of Aging at Duke University: 1) Laughter--is a way of coping & dealing with difficult situations & it has real clinical benefits; 2) Turn in early--sleep strengthens connections between brain cells & helps older adults process info more readily; 3) Get screened for heart disease, breast & colon cancer; 4) Get vaccinated for flu, shingles, tetanus. (Ref. AARP, 9/14) ...Read more

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Know im dying but weeks or months?

Know im dying but weeks or months?

Hospice: These experts can be so helpful at end of life. Please avail yourself of their assistance. ...Read more

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What are effects of making a young boy go hunting?

What are effects of making a young boy go hunting?

Positive: Hunting with an adult has many positive effects, from learning gun safety, to learning patience and how to follow instructions.
It is a good way for a youngster to bond with an adult. ...Read more

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Is your younger sibling suppose to be taller than the older sibling?

Is your younger sibling suppose to be taller than the older sibling?

No: Everyone is genetically unique, so it's a roll of the dice whether a younger sibling will be taller or not as an adult. The average height at 2 years, however is very predictive of end adolescent height for 80% boys and girls ...Read more

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Is 44 to young for menopause?

Is 44 to young for menopause?

Menopause age: No, early menopause is before the age of 35. Half of women will be menopausal by the age of 51 and half enter menopause after 51. Menopause is when there has been no period for one year. It can also be diagnosed by blood tests. There are other reasons for not bleeding so seeing a clinic can help with making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Am I dying if I have to get the B12 shot?

Am I dying if I have to get the B12 shot?

B12 Deficiency: The rationale for giving a person a B12 shot is to supplement low levels. Causes of a low B12 include nutritional deficiency and poor absorption from your stomach. This does not mean you are dying. ...Read more

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What are the ways to look young as always.?

Protect: Protect yourself from sunlight and any kind of ultraviolet light exposure. A dermatologist can put you on an antiaging therapy. ...Read more

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What causes in cardiomyopathy in a young person?

What causes in cardiomyopathy in a young person?

Depends: In a young person, either viruses or pregnancy can cause cardiomyopathy in a young person. In rare cases, rheumatic heart disease with severe valve disease can cause cardiomyopathy, but that is extrememely rare except in people from central america or 3rd world nations where antiobiotics are hard to get. Otherwise, congenital heart disease can cause cardiomyopathy. ...Read more

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I am 39 f am I too young for premenopausol symptoms?

Yes: 39 is young but it doesn't mean it can't happen. If you are concerned, talk to your doctor to make sure there isn't anything else causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Have the experts figured out what causes alzhiemers in younger people?

Have the experts figured out what causes alzhiemers in younger people?

Often genetic: Familial ad (fad) is often a result of presenilin genes that are passed on via our genetics. It is uncommon, but you will see large amount of family members affected by ad often before age 50. A times, there maybe a mutation responsible for the ad, that will not be passed on in the genes to other family members. T. ...Read more

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Why would shingles occur in a young person?

Why would shingles occur in a young person?

Shingles: While it is uncommon for shingles in a young person it is not unheard of. All you need is to have had chickenpox before. Shingles can present in times of decreased immunity, stress etc.. ...Read more

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How come my orgasms not as pleasurable as when I was younger?

How come my orgasms not as pleasurable as when I was younger?

Hormones: Hormones more than likely. A woman's testosterone level is half at 40 what it was at 20. Add some back and it may fully restore and even be better. ...Read more

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Have you ever heard of hidradenitis suppurativa in a young person?

Have you ever heard of hidradenitis suppurativa in a young person?

Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin disease characterized by recurrent boil-like lumps (nodules) under the skin. The nodules are inflamed and painful. They tend to break open, causing abscesses that drain fluid and pus. As the abscesses heal, they produce significant scarring of the skin. This condition can start at puberty. ...Read more

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What would the ECG be for someone dying?

What would the ECG be for someone dying?

Evdience and guiding: Ecg is an evidence and can guide the treatement in this situation. ...Read more

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What are the chances of dying from a hiatial hernia?

What are the chances of dying from a hiatial hernia?

Pretty low: Most hiatal hernias are small and don't even cause symptoms. Larger paraesophagel hernias may twist and cause emergent issues but these are more rare. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the chances of dying from hodgkins lymphoma?

What are the chances of dying from hodgkins lymphoma?

Low: Hodgkin's lymphoma is treatable and curable disease in majority cases. With the treatment that we have for hodgkin's lymphoma, if treated appropriately, the risk for dying from hodgkin's lymphoma is low- approximately about 1 in 400 will have hodgkin's lymphoma 1:2000 will die from it. Off course, the prognosis will depend on the stage, and biology of the cancer as well as overall condition of pt. ...Read more

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How can I look young?

How can I look young?

Looking young: If you are an adult - aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. Eat a balanced diet with nutritious foods. Get regular physical activity (preferably in fresh air and in green spaces). Hydrate well with water. Use good skin etiquette. ...Read more

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How young can you get ed?

How young can you get ed?

Very young: Some boys have abnormalities in their penises that can cause ED from birth, pubescent boys rarely have ed. Late adolescents can begin to see problems that need evaluation. ...Read more

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How to stay young and sexy?

How to stay young and sexy?

Fountain of Youth.: Balanced diet and exercise. Get plenty of sleep. Avoid caffeine alcohol and nicotine? And when you get old consult a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am dying?

How do I know if I am dying?

We are all dying!: While you are alive, concentrate in living. Find your purpose in life and do it.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Why does romney seem so young?

Why does romney seem so young?

Depends: I think most believe he looks his age. Given his millions he certainly could have improved things with a little cosmetic surgery. Given the election, you will have little chance to follow this man in the near future. His own party is currently attacking him and his strategy. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am dying?

Prepare yourself.: If it has been confirmed that you are dying - make peace with people in your life, take care of any needed preparations (wills, living wills, power of attorney, finances), spend time with the people you love & do things which are meaningful to you. Take care. ...Read more