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Causes Of Death At Age 50
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
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
STARVATION VERY: Closely followed by death. Both are trending downwards though. ...Read more
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=22.214.171.124&ds=qw011&d=10%2f19%2f2012+8%3a03%3a42+pm&pr=sa&snd=hdr&sap_acp=1&tc=test4.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
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