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What Is Life Span Of Someone With Angiocarcinoma
Variable: The modern treatment for myeloma has improved the survival of those who have it, considerably, doubling it up from 3.5 years to 7 years(Average). Clearly some patients can live for 10 years and some even longer. The longest survivor that I have heard/read about lived 20 years. We are now expecting some cures too!!!. ...Read more
Can be quite long: Remember, an individual is not an average. With dementia dx, a person under 70 averages 10.7 yrs but less if they are frail or ill. In a study of all ages, average survival after DX of alzheimers or dementia was 4.5 yrs. But, with good care and an otherwise strong, healthy body - life with dementia can exceed averages by a lot yet it definitely shortens average life expectancy. ...Read more
Generally, normal: People with eds generally have a normal lifespan. Though, those with the rare vascular type of eds have a high risk of sudden death from organ or vessel rupture. Heart-related complications can shorten the lifespan of people with marfan syndrome, though many live into their 60's and 70's (i.e. Normal lifespan) with careful medical management. ...Read more
Presume you mean: A vertebral body, because you cannot remove the entire spine. Usually this is done for cancer traveled to the bony spine, but longevity/length of survival depends on many other factors...Is that the only site of disease? Time from initial diagnosis to the new finding. How "healthy" is the patient, vigorous and out of bed and chair or sedentary? Did you ask the operating surgeon? Ask! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impossible to say: The life span depends on the severity of the diseases. Most patients with these diseases have a normal life expectancy. ...Read more
Variable : The problem with sickle cell anemia is prognosis varies. Most are living longer because of better infection control, newer medication like hydrea, (hydroxyurea) and improved follow up managment. Some patients can have sickle cell and greater levels of hbf and they tend to do better. Predictors can include sausage digits, stroke, renal failure, anemia level less then 7, leukocytosis. The best answer is it varies. ...Read more
What is the estimated life span of someone with copd, empysema who only have 30% of lung function?
Varies...: The most important treatments include smoking cessation and oxygen therapy, if the person's oxygen level is low enough to warrant it. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers are also typically used in treatment. The disease is slowly progressive and smoking cessation and oxygen therapy do tend to slow progression. The rate of progression varies widely between patients so difficult to predict. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 80 years: Varies from country to country: e.g. Japan - 86.4; hong kong - 86; france - 85; switzerland - 84; United States, at about 81 is rankedc something like 40th in the world. For the most part, we are a fat, sedentary lot, with a stressful lifestyle, with little ability or understanding of how to relax, how to enjoy life, how to make work enjoyable, how to savor every morsel of food, yet stay thin. ...Read more
Varies: Average life span is different from country to country, and varies by sex and race as well. It is calculated from birth in most cases, but can be listed starting at any age (expected further life span). Depending upon these factors, it can vary from 50 years at birth to 80 years. These are easily looked up for your circumstance. Look for actuarial tables. ...Read more
Sky's Limit: I know some pretty old welders. When i don't want to say i'm a doctor i say i'm a welder. Great fun. They've taught me some of the lingo. Seriously, diet, exercise, stress reduction you could outlive even these guys. Easy on alcohol. Stop smoking if you do. It's not the welding that will shorten your life. All the best. ...Read more
What is the expected life span for women and men who follow healthy routines, and those who do not follow healthy routines?
Unpredictable: Genetics plays a small role and environment a huge role...As does attitude. You can be healthy with a bad attitude or sick with a good attitude and both live equally long. Jim fixx ( marathon runner) died young and george burns lived to 100. A healthy lifestyle keeps "genetic predispositions" from showing up and overall such people wold be expected to live longer. The will to live is important.. ...Read more
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
Need anti agingdr. As 2013 is here are we any closer to increasing substantially the human life span?I am told in 2029 it will start. What about 2013
Not substantially.: Actually we have increased the human life span quite a bit in the last century. As you are 82 i see you have already benefitted a great deal from modern medicine. It is unlikely we will see any significant increase in life span for the next 50 years. We might make some incremental advances, but seems we are hitting a wall built by nature. ...Read more
Height and life span: Some data that tall people live longer. I would look at your detailed family age of death and height and go back as far as you can. But effect is very small. And there is no study making people taller or shorter to see if it affects their life span. Worry about other things. ...Read more
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