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Scared 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
Normal ecgs in past petrified of sudden cardiac arrest no family history scared of dropping dead risk?
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
Does mild MVP causes fear of death ?.i am always having the feeling of going to die, especially at night.?
Depends: Palpitations are an awareness of the beating of the heart. In some patients, there is no abnormality at all. In others benign premature contractions are found which are also benign. In some, supra ventricular arrhythmias are found which are benign and manageable. However, in some patients more worriesome rhythms are found and require additional work up. Please, see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden cardiac death: Read the info in the link here. And if you aren't in one of the high risk groups there, realize that your chances of SCD are extremely low. If this doesn't help you might need to get some psychologic therapeutic aid to help redirect your attention more productively. http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/sudden-cardiac-death?page=1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plaque rupture: Most are progressive narrowing to the point of serious impairment of coronary blood flow with exercize etc. Causing angina or heart attack some are acute thrombus on a plaque or elevation of the plaque like a trap, door- dissection or rupture of the built up area of disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus deadly? My 60yr old mum died of it. Awful slow death!
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