Shock: Severe condition from reduced blood circulation.
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causes, and treatments of Shock is available below.
Symptoms of Shock
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Treatments for Shock
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Shock:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Shock?
Shock: Related Patient Stories
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Alternative Treatments for Shock
Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Shock may include:
- Elevate legs while lying down
- Arnica homeopathic remedy
- Aconite homeopathic remedy
- Carbo vegetabilis homeopathic remedy
- Veratrum album homeopathic remedy
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Causes of Shock
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Disease Topics Related To Shock
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Shock: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Shock
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some...read more »
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder
called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is...read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Shock
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Clinical Trials for Shock
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Clinical Trials for Shock
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Types of Shock
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Definitions of Shock:
A profound hemodynamic and metabolic disturbance characterized by the failure of the circulatory system to maintain adequate perfusion of vital organs; causes inadequate delivery of nutrients and insufficient removal of cellular waste products to and from the tissues.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
The feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's deathleft him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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