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What are leading causes of death in childbirth?

What are leading causes of death in childbirth?

Bleeding, high BP: Sadly, women are still dying around the world during childbirth. Some conditions could be prevented by better care and closer hospitals. Others cannot. Over the ages, leading causes of death eg infection have been better controlled in developed nations. However, it is still difficult to prevent progression of rising blood pressure as in preeclampsia and bleeding from placental or uterine problems. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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What's the leading cause of death in young women?

What's the leading cause of death in young women?

Accidental injuries: For women less than 35 the leading cause of death was unintentional injuries. Visit the cdc website at http://www.Cdc.Gov/women/ for complete data. ...Read more

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Leading cause of death of children from trauma?

Leading cause of death of children from trauma?

Car crash: From 1-10, the leading cause of preventable death in the us in automobile crashes. Lack of, or inappropriate use of passenger safety seats is a contributing factor. While most understand infants need a protective seat, even that group has ~90% errors in proper use when evaluated at car seat checks.Morbidity is highest when parents are those that choose not to use a seat belt ...Read more

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What are leading causes of death for pregnant women?

What are leading causes of death for pregnant women?

Bleeding !: Around the world, maternal hemorrhage, followed by infection causes most of the pregnancy related deaths. In the U.S. Maternal mortality is calculated in deaths per100, 000 live births. It is in fact, very low. An ectopic or tubal pregnancy can cause death by hemorrhage and is one of the leading causes. ...Read more

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Are doctors the number 1 leading cause of death ?

Good question: No. Birth is the number one cause of death with 100% guaranteed mortality rate. ...Read more

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Is breast cancer the leading cause of death among women?

Is breast cancer the leading cause of death among women?

Not even close: Far more women die of cardiovascular disease then breast cancer. In the us, lung cancer is starting to kill more women than breast cancer - even though breast cancer is far more common. Fortunately, the majority of women can be cured of breast cancer - not the case for lung cancer. So if you smoke.... Remember the effects on your cardiovascular system and lungs. ...Read more

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What are the leading causes of aneurysms?

What are the leading causes of aneurysms?

Run in families: Although it is not entirely clear as to what causes aneurysms, there is a definite familial predisposition to their development. If a parent or sibling has or have had an aneurysm, it is important to be checked. This can be done simply and easily with an ultrasound. Contact a vascular surgeon and have the test done at an icavl accredited vascular laboratory. ...Read more

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What are the leading causes of depression and anxiety in women?

What are the leading causes of depression and anxiety in women?

Multiple: Risk for developing depression & anxiety may involve the combination of multiple genes with environmental and other factors. Family history of depression & anxiety is commonly found with women w/these disorders, but isn't a hard or fast rule. Losing a parent before age 10, hormonal changes throughout life, current losses, medical illnesses, & life & relationship stresses all can contribute. ...Read more

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What are the causes of miscarriages?

What are the causes of miscarriages?

Genetic usually.: Most early pregnancy failures are due to abnormal dna of the conceptus. Other causes include sle (lupus), antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, uterine anomalies, thyroid disorders and fetal anatomical defects. ...Read more

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Is fluoride linked to the leading cause of death?

Is fluoride linked to the leading cause of death?

No: Fluoridation of municipal water has been instrumental in preventing dental caries, but there is no evidence that it is linked to any causes of death. ...Read more

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What are the leading causes of death for women in their forties?

What are the leading causes of death for women in their forties?

Cancer and heart dis: For women 40-44, the leading causes of death are cancer, unintentional injuries, heart disease, suicide, and stroke. For women 45-49, they are: cancer, heart disease, unintentional injuries, and stroke. It's interesting to think of how many of these premature deaths could be prevented - about half. A good resource on how to prevent disease by age is an iphone app called my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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What are common causes of death during delivery?

What are common causes of death during delivery?

See below...: The most common causes of death are bleeding; hypertensive disorders of pregnancy such as pre-eclampsia; infections, and obstructed labor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the causes of maternal mortality?

What are the causes of maternal mortality?

See below...: One of them most common causes of maternal mortality that you won't find on a death certificate is delay in seeking and receiving care. In developed countries, the specific leading causes are hemorrhage, thromboembolism, cardiac disease, infection, hypertensive disorders and amniotic fluid embolism. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Which problems can happen because of lack of vitamin d?

Which problems can happen because of lack of vitamin d?

Many: Possible bone loss, fatigue, mental issues, falls, pain, paresthesias, etc... ...Read more

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What are major causes of death during pregnancy?

What are major causes of death during pregnancy?

Bleeding,infection: According to the world health organization, the major causes of death during pregnancy world wide are major bleeding, infections, unsafe abortions, eclampsia (blood pressure elevation during pregnancy), trauma/abuse and cardiovascular problems. Unintended pregnancy is a major cause of maternal death and illness. ...Read more

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Lack of progesterone causes what?

Lack of progesterone causes what?

Negative Effects : Progesterone can help prevent estrogen from becoming harmful to our health among other protective factors. As a natural balancer, Progesterone helps reduce irritability, weight gain, anxiety, hair loss, low libido, fibrocystic breasts, endometriosis, and uterine fibroids, to name a few. If you think you have hormonal imbalance, be sure to check with your doctor to come up with the best treatment. ...Read more

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Possible causes of unexplained fertility?

Possible causes of unexplained fertility?

Unexplained: If a full infertility evaluation is performed (semen analysis, tubal evaluation, ovarian testing), and all is normal, then unexplained diagnosis is given. Laparoscopic evaluation of pelvis may be performed at this point to search for potential causes of infertility such as endometriosis. At age 45, even if all testing is normal, infertility can be explained by ovarian aging and lower egg quality. ...Read more

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What is the leading cause of death in america for women?

What is the leading cause of death in america for women?

Heart Disease: The #1 cause of death in women is heart disease. It is a universally under-appreciated problem, but specifically in the United States. Diet, excercise, "baby aspirin", and regular checkups with your doctor are good preventive measures, particularly if you have a family history of high cholesterol or heart disease. ...Read more