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Shock: Introduction

Shock: Severe condition from reduced blood circulation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Shock is available below.

Symptoms of Shock

Treatments for Shock

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Shock:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Shock?

Shock: Related Patient Stories

Shock: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Shock.

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
  • more treatments »

Shock: Complications

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Causes of Shock

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Disease Topics Related To Shock

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Shock:

Shock: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

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 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. more »

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common 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. 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 more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis more »

Shock: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Shock

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Shock:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Shock, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Shock: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Shock: Animations

Research about Shock

Visit our research pages for current research about Shock treatments.

Clinical Trials for Shock

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Shock include:

Statistics for Shock

Shock: Broader Related Topics

Shock Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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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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