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What are the symptoms of cyanide poisoning?

What are the symptoms of cyanide poisoning?

Numerous symptoms.: The features of cyanide poisoning depend on the duration, degree, and type of exposure. Central nervous system and cardiovascular system dysfunction are most prominent. Symptoms include headache, anxiety, confusion, vertigo, coma, seizures, cardiovascular instability, vomiting, abdominal pain and skin color changes. ...Read more

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Are there any normal everyday uses for cyanide?

Are there any normal everyday uses for cyanide?

Murder and: Suicide. It used to be the gas used in gas chambers for state executions. Small amounts can be found in apricot pits...A very distinctive almond paste taste, . ...Read more

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Tell me how does cyanide effect people?

Tell me how does cyanide effect people?

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 death. ...Read more

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Onset of cyanide ingestion poisoning ? When do you know you are safe when how many hours have passed and you don't have any symptoms ?

Onset of cyanide ingestion poisoning ? When do you know you are safe when how many hours have passed and you don't have any symptoms ?

Cyanid poisoning : This is a very unusual question . Cyanide in any dose is potentially deadly . No one is safe when exposed . If you think you have been poisoned seek help and get tested . ...Read more

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Tell me how does cyanide effect people?

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 death. ...Read more

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Are there any normal everyday uses for cyanide?

Murder and: Suicide. It used to be the gas used in gas chambers for state executions. Small amounts can be found in apricot pits...A very distinctive almond paste taste, . ...Read more

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Why is cyanide toxic to us?

Why is cyanide toxic to us?

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 ...Read more

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How does cyanide affect people eating almonds?

How does cyanide affect people eating almonds?

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 kills by blocking the subsance in the blood called hemoglobin from being able to carry oxygen. ...Read more