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Supposing you were to die in old age. Does mean your death was not because of illness?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: No

In the elderly who simply become weak and die, there's often no attempt to make a diagnosis.
But it can be found. Age-related cardiomyopathy (loss of contractile strength of the heart), poor physical conditioning and poor nutrition (these kill), and pneumonia from aspirating saliva are common killers.

In brief: No

In the elderly who simply become weak and die, there's often no attempt to make a diagnosis.
But it can be found. Age-related cardiomyopathy (loss of contractile strength of the heart), poor physical conditioning and poor nutrition (these kill), and pneumonia from aspirating saliva are common killers.
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