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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Death At Age 50

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Many of my classmates died from auto accidents in their 20s. Is that the major cause of death then?

Many of my classmates died from auto accidents in their 20s. Is that the major cause of death then?

Yes, and now, too.: Auto accidents/trauma: number one cause of mortality in that age group. Interestingly, it's the basics that are advised for intervention. Seat belt closure, designated driver if etoh involved, the usual. Facts of life. ...Read more

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My girlfriend died last week. She had autopsy done. It came back cause of death was phenomena. I found out afterwards there is black mold in room.

My girlfriend died last week. She had autopsy done. It came back cause of death was phenomena. I found out afterwards there is black mold in room.

Hypersensitivity pne: Although there are many causes for pneumonia which can lead to death among those with immunocompromised state (chemo, elderly, diabetic etc) , one needs to consider hypersensitivity pneumonitis for those who have had heavy mold exposure. Rarely some may end up with fibrosis of the lung tissue impairing oxygen exchange. I am sorry about your loss. ...Read more

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What’s the major cause of death in africa. Starvation or aids?

What’s the major cause of death in africa. Starvation or aids?

STARVATION VERY: Closely followed by death. Both are trending downwards though. ...Read more

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What would be the leading cause of death among women in the us, by age?

What would be the leading cause of death among women in the us, by age?

CDC site: Check this cdc site: https://isearch.Avg.Com/pages/abt/tb/search.Aspx?Q=causes+of+death+women+us&sap=dsp&lang=en&mid=b3b5deb80c5847d0b6cdd1585747d71e-466ec35eae5e30de17ce347538481a73b3240a25&cid=%7b5f969c91-8d84-4a0c-8196-d22cbac773d1%7d&v=13.2.0.3&ds=qw011&d=10%2f19%2f2012+8%3a03%3a42+pm&pr=sa&snd=hdr&sap_acp=1&tc=test4.

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I've heard ppl dying of old age. What does this mean? The body doesn't say "im old. Time to die" what is the medical cause of death when u die from age?

I've heard ppl dying of old age. What does this mean? The body doesn't say "im old. Time to die" what is the medical cause of death when u die from age?

Tried long answer : Before, but now will quote seneca "deathis sometimes a punishment, for others it is a gift ; for a few it comes as a favor"- in"old" age heart ;/or multi system failure are frequent cause! ...Read more

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How to find cause of death for free?

How to find cause of death for free?

Clarify: Could you provide some context so that we can better understand what you are asking? Can re-ask with clarification. Take care. ...Read more

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What's the leading cause of death in the us?

What's the leading cause of death in the us?

Heart disease: Number of deaths for leading causes of death •heart disease: 599, 413 •cancer: 567, 628 •chronic lower respiratory diseases: 137, 353 •stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 128, 842 •accidents (unintentional injuries): 118, 021 •alzheimer's disease: 79, 003 •diabetes: 68, 705 •influenza and pneumonia: 53, 692 •nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 48, 935 •intentional self-harm (suicide): 36, 90. ...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