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Doctor insights on: How Many People Die Yearly Worldwide From Lyme Disease

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Lyme Disease (Definition)

A condition caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu-like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnoses are not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more


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How many people die from mosquito-borne diseases?

How many people die from mosquito-borne diseases?

Mosquito bites: Throughout the world there are > 1 million deaths from mosquito borne diseases each year. ...Read more

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How many people die annually from viral meningitis?

How many people die annually from viral meningitis?

Very few: less than 1% in some reports, but that's dependent on several factors, immune status of the host, age, newborns suffer more, and whether there are complications like spread of infection to the spinal cord/brain itself, again this is rare in an immune competent subject, it is essentially a benign disease, wish you all luck ...Read more

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How many people died from typhus?

How many people died from typhus?

Refer to WHO: Please refer to the World Health Organization (WHO) website for more information on Typhus. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs162/en/ ...Read more

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How many people die of mad cow disease?

How many people die of mad cow disease?

Mad cow disease: Mad cow disease (bse) affects cattle, and when it affects humans it is called variant creutzfeldt-jakob disease (vcjd). It is believed to be caused by a specific type of misfolded protein called a prion. Most cases worldwide are reported in the uk. By october 2009, it had killed 166 people in the uk, and 44 elsewhere. ...Read more

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Can people die from alzheimer's disease?

Can people die from alzheimer's disease?

Yes.: In the late stages of alzheimer's disease the body's vital functions break down. The body "forgets" how to swallow, the muscles grow rigid. The person starts to aspirate, they develop pneumonias, pressure ulcers and other infections that eventually kills them. It's important for patients and their families to talk with their doctor about an advanced directive before that happens. ...Read more

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How many people die from cancer each year?

How many people die from cancer each year?

Large numbers: It varies in each country. In the US, about 500,000 deaths per year are attributed to cancer...which is about 35% of all cancers diagnosed, that end up in this category. ...Read more

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How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

Follow this link: This link will provide you with a large amount of data along these lines. http://patient.info/doctor/epidemiology-of-coronary-heart-disease Cheers! ...Read more

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How many young people die from DVT in uk?

How many young people die from DVT in uk?

Estimate 25K/yr: Your House of Commons in 2005 estimated that 25,000 men & women die every year from hospital acquired venous thromboembolism. So while we don't die directly from deep vein thrombosis, death can occur when blood clot breaks free & blocks blood flow in lungs eg pulmonary embolism. Unfortunately, I could not determine breakdown by age http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG92/chapter/introduction. ...Read more

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How many people in the U.S. die every year from heart disease?

How many people in the U.S. die every year from heart disease?

Heart Disease: Approximately 611,105. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm

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How many people die from scleroderma?

How many people die from scleroderma?

Rare disease: Scleroderma is a very rare autoimmune disease which often results in a progressive decline in health resulting in death, due to the fact that little or no treatment options exist for scleroderma. It is quite rare, among the rarest of all immune complex diseases. ...Read more

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How many people in the us suffer from cardiovascular disease?

How many people in the us suffer from cardiovascular disease?

Alot..: The cdc estimates there are 27 million americans with heart disease. It's also the number one cause of mortality. ...Read more

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How many people die from emphysema each year?

How many people die from emphysema each year?

US COPD Stats: Here are stats for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in US: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/copd.htm Emphysema is one form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease . ...Read more

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How many people die of tuberculosis every year?

How many people die of tuberculosis every year?

Global TB deaths: See: http://www.who.int/gho/tb/epidemic/cases_deaths/en/ "Estimated: 1.1 million (0.98–1.3 million) HIV-negative people died from TB and 0.36 million (0.31–0.41 million) HIV-positive people died from TB." ...Read more

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What global diseases kill the most people each year?

What global diseases kill the most people each year?

Heart disease No. 1!: Heart disease is the number 1 killer world wide, followed by stroke. See the rest of the top 10 causes of death internationally here: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs310/en/ ...Read more

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How many people die from type 2 diabetes every year?

How many people die from type 2 diabetes every year?

Type 2 Diabetes: Hard to tease out as someone who dies with Type 2 Diabetes may have multiple medical issues. The type 2 diabetes may be a contributing factor without being listed as the primary cause of death. See: http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/statistics/ ...Read more

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How many people die from skin cancer young?

How many people die from skin cancer young?

Melanoma : One person dies in the us every hour from melanoma. It often effects young adults. ...Read more

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How many people have died from HIV/AIDS throughout Africa?

How many people have died from HIV/AIDS throughout Africa?

Http://www.who.int/gho/hiv/epidemic_status/deaths_text/en/: It depends that is from teh World Health Organization The drop in HIV-related mortality is especially evident in the regions with the greatest burden of HIV infection, including the WHO African Region, home to about three in four people dying from HIV-related causes in 2013. An estimated 1.1 million [1.0 – 1.3 million] people died in the African Region from HIV-related causes in 2013, 24% fewer ...Read more

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How many people in america suffer from antiphospholipid antibody syndrome?

How many people in america suffer from antiphospholipid antibody syndrome?

1 -- 5%: Apa, along with lupus anti-coagulant antibody, are two antibodies that attack the areas in the cell wall of growing tissue, especially the fast-growing placental tissue of an early pregnancy. It is estimated that 1-5% of the american population has apa syndrome. ...Read more