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Epilepsy Does It Shorten Your Life Span
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Can: All cancers of any type, especially if larger or spreading, can reduce a person's life expectancy. ...Read more
Happier life: More likely to have a happy partner & stay together which in itself is known to increase life expectancy. Also less likely ever to contemplate ending your own life. I personally prefer to spend time with humerous people! ...Read more
Yes: In the canadian registry study, life expectancy was reduced by 4->7 yrs, and in the danish registry study, life expectancy was reduced by 10-> 12 years. Quality of life is affected by physical symptoms such as difficulty with mobility, fatigue, problems with social functioning, impaired mood and pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: If you suffered polio as a child, and now it is almost nonexistent in the USA, it may have resulted in some weakness and atrophy but will not affect lifespan. An acute case could cause death due to breathing issues, but with modern respirators, most can survive. ...Read more
Can be fatal.: Plasmodium falciparum is the most lethal form of Malaria. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) an African child dies from Malaria every minute. Risks of death are higher in people w AIDS, young children, pregnant women & their fetuses & in people from non-endemic areas. See: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs094/en/ ...Read more
Yes: Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic disease which means that the entire body is under attack not just the joints. Due to the widespread inflammation, internal organs can be affected such as the lungs, blood vessels, heart, and other organs. The good news is that newer medicines are lessening the burden of rheumatoid inflammation. Thus, prompt diagnosis and treatment have become even more important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will address CIDP: Short for chronic inflammatory demyelinating poly-radiculo-neuritis, an immune condition of the peripheral nervous system. If you do have it, and we have seen it associated with diabetes, it should best be treated with intravenous immune globulin. Should do just fine and live a normal life if all of this is treated and controlled. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does athlets live longer or shorter than the average population? What effect it has on your life span if you exercise regularly?
No clear answer: Many professional athletes who push their bodies pass normal levels of exertion can actually cause damage to vital organs such as the heart. However, staying physically fit by constant low to moderate intensity activity is associated with longevity across many cultures. In combination with a proper diet, and a strong social network, it can add up to ten years of additional healthy living. ...Read more
Diabetes: Is driving at 150 mph every day shortens your life? I have a patient with diabetes who live to be 81. The issue is that diabetes tends to bring other bad guys to the house (hypertension, kidney disease, obesity, high cholesterol). This is the dream team for shortening your life expectancy. Now the ohio state buckeye basketball team is another story: is a great dream team, go bucks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: It's impossible to study, since people who take good care of themselves generally (good health habits) also do the things that promote happiness (organization, time management, work ethic, learn career and people skills). And why ask -- the fact that you wrote healthtap tells me you're more clever and smarter-living than most folks! cheers. ...Read more
There really is not: Sufficient data to answer this question definitively, but in my experience, regular B12 administration normalizes counts and mitigates the neurological abnormalities. I can't think of a effect from pernicious anemia, in the context of appropriate treatment, that would shorten life span. Be vigilant about your care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If 1 has limited bronciectasis
with regular management, can one expect normal life expectancy or does this issue normally significantly curtails life?
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