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What is death?

What is death?

The absence of life: Death is the absence of life, meaning it is the loss of the vital organs or processes that keep a living thing alive. The definition becomes more complicated if one asks, "How dead do you have to be before you're really dead? " That leads to concepts like: when the conscience is gone, when the soul is gone, when the brain stops functioning, when the heart stops, etc... ...Read more

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What is death?

What is death?

The absence of life: Death is the absence of life, meaning it is the loss of the vital organs or processes that keep a living thing alive. The definition becomes more complicated if one asks, "How dead do you have to be before you're really dead? " That leads to concepts like: when the conscience is gone, when the soul is gone, when the brain stops functioning, when the heart stops, etc... ...Read more

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What is it like to bleed to death?

What is it like to bleed to death?

? What: Not sure what you are asking? To know what it is like, we would have to ask someone it happened to, but unfortunately they are dead from exsanguination. ...Read more

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What are the causes of infant deaths?

What are the causes of infant deaths?

SIDS: Also known as sudden infant death syndrome. This is when an otherwise healthy baby is put down to rest or sleep and when the parent checks on them finds them unresponsive. One theory for this is reflux which can happen during sleep and the infant aspirates stomach contents into the lungs and suffocates. ...Read more

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I want to pain free death?

I want to pain free death?

Need more info: How old are you? Do you have any symptoms? You have a terminal illness? It may be that you are pre-occupied with death because you are depressed. Depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain, not a moral failing. Please consult your doctor as there are effective treatments for depression.
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is the modern black death?

What is the modern black death?

Today's strain: If I understand your question correctly, you are asking about different strains of bubonic plague. People have looked at the genomes of the plague bacillus from today and compared it to the bacilli left in remains of victims of the epidemic in India in the late 1800's, the medieval Black Plague, and that in the ancient world and traced its molecular evolution; all 3 strains still occur in nature. ...Read more

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Can stress cause death?

Can stress cause death?

Very rare: By itself, stress (actually dis-tress, when a person cannot or will not solve a pressing problem) contributes to disease, but causes death by itself only in extreme situations (i.e., torture). There is a "pop" notion that in, say, a fatal fall from a high place that the heart stops before impact and the decedent feels nothing; it's not true but comforts survivors. ...Read more

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Can angina cause death?

Can angina cause death?

Eventually: Angina is the symptom you experience when your heart is not getting enough blood because of blockages in the coronary arteries. Prolonged untreated can lead to heart failure, heart attack, and death. That being said, your coronary artery disease can usually be treated and you will not necessarily die. ...Read more

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What's the death rattle?

What's the death rattle?

Terminal breathing: A death rattle, known clinically as terminal respiratory secretions or simply terminal secretions, [1] is a sound often produced by someone who is near death when fluids such as saliva and bronchial secretions accumulate in the throat and upper chest.[2] Those who are dying may lose their ability to swallow and may have increased production of bronchial secretions, resulting in such an accumulatiol ...Read more

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Can cellulitis cause death?

Can cellulitis cause death?

Yes: Cellulitis is a description of a skin infection most commonly caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus. If the organism causing the infection spreads to the blood stream sepsis and shock can result. Sepsis can be fatal, especially in someone with other medical problems like diabetes. ...Read more

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Can a toothache cause death?

Toothache? No: No one dies from a toothache. It can be excruciating painful in some cases but will not cause death. If you meant to ask can a problem with a tooth cause death, then the answer is: relatively rare but possible. If a tooth becomes infected from any number of reasons, the infection can spread to other parts of the body and cause serious complications, including in rare instances death. ...Read more

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I want to learn about death.

Inevitable, meaning?: Broad subject for 400chars! Life ends in different ways & at different times. Many scientific, personal & spiritual questions. We don't know what comes next, but can choose what we want our life to mean while we're here. More specific question? ...Read more

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How can tetanus cause death?

Paralyzes breathing: Tetanus makes the muscles contract all at the same time, which is very painful and eventually makes it impossible to breathe. If someone gets tetanus, and it happens because people can't get or refuse immunization, nowadays we can paralyze the patient and put him/her on a ventilator until the disease subsides. ...Read more

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How does malaria cause death?

How does malaria cause death?

Several ways: Falciparum causes the organism-bearing red cells to stick together and sludge in the brain. Rapid destruction of red cells at the same time can make you anemic enough to cause death, or kill you by elevation the blood potassium, or freed hemoglobin shutting down the kidneys. A variety of more subtle mechanisms can also kill. Malaria is a neglected killer especially of the world's children. ...Read more

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Why does sudden death happen?

Why does sudden death happen?

Sudden death: This is usually due to issues causing the heart to stop suddenly such as heart attack, irregular lethal heart rhythms or pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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How does lymphoma lead to death?

How does lymphoma lead to death?

Uncontrolled growth: Lymphoma cells continue to divide and grow more than they die. Two things happen
1) their increasing size affects normal organ function or physically pushes on organs which impair their function or
2) they produce substances that are toxic or debilitate the patient
both these things eventually weaken the patient, prevent the production of normal blood cells and can lead poor immunity & infection. ...Read more

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How can choking to death happen?

How can choking to death happen?

Airway blocked: You get a large chunk of food or other object stuck in the trachea (windpipe) and no air can get into the lungs causing suffocation and ddeath. ...Read more

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Cirrosis male 66 is death imminate?

Cirrosis male 66 is death imminate?

No: Not while you're well enough to be visiting us here on HealthTap -- and hopefully not at all. If a treatable cause is found, cirrhosis can be at least partly reversed. And if it can't, perhaps you're a candidate for a liver transplant. Be ready for big changes -- but I hope you can recover your health. ...Read more

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